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Dryopteris marginalisDryopteris marginalis

marginal shield fern, evergreen wood fern, evergreen shield fern

Photograph(s) by*: UWI RWF

Characteristics

Height: 1-3'
Flowers:
Fruit: Jun.-Oct.; ;
Fall color: evergreen

Conditions *

Light: Partial shade Shade
Moisture: Dry Moist
Soil pH:
Soil type: Clay Loamy Sandy

Habitat

moist woods and clearings

Native to

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

Wildlife

*

Notes

clump-former; attractive; easily transplanted

Groundcover Evergreen



 Publication by USFWS BayScapes Conservation Landscaping Program
http://www.nps.gov/plants/pubs/chesapeake/plant/1306.htm
Last updated: 1 October 2004