Dryopteris marginalis

Native Plant of the Month

Seedling

The teeny fringe in center is the first sign of the new asexual form (i.e. "normal fern"). It can take a year to reach this point, although the sexual forms (note flattened green gametophytes below the moss) will show up fairly quickly.
R Parker

Mentioned in Solidago

Plant Information

Common Name(s): 
Marginal Wood Fern
Type: 
Native
Ferns & Fern Allies
Moisture: 
Dry
Moist
Light: 
Shade
Recommended for gardening

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