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Adiantum pedatumAdiantum pedatum

northern maidenhair fern

Photograph(s) by*: UWI MC

Characteristics

Height: 1-2'
Flowers:

Conditions *

Light: Partial shade Shade
Moisture: Moist
Soil pH: 4.5-6.5
Soil type: Loamy Sandy Organic

Habitat

rich, moist woods; rocky well-shaded habitats, protected from dryness or direct sunlight

Native to

Region: Coastal Piedmont Mountain *
States: MD DE NY PA VA WV

Wildlife

*

Notes

grows in clumps; delicate texture; herbal uses

Groundcover



 Publication by USFWS BayScapes Conservation Landscaping Program
http://www.nps.gov/plants/pubs/chesapeake/plant/1303.htm
Last updated: 1 October 2004