Cystopteris fragilis

Found on wet cliffs, cracks in rocks, slopes and ravines. Long fronds up to 14 inches, twice divided, in an irregular clump. Can be confused with C. tenuis and some Woodsia spp.

Mentioned in Solidago

Plant Information

Common Name(s): 
fragile fern
Type: 
Native
Ferns & Fern Allies
Moisture: 
Moist
Wet
Light: 
Part Shade
Shade

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