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Athyrium filix-feminaAthyrium filix-femina

northern lady fern

Photograph(s) by*: UWI KJS

Characteristics

Height: 1-3'
Flowers:

Conditions *

Light: Partial shade
Moisture: Moist Wet
Soil pH:
Soil type: Loamy Sandy

Habitat

wet woods, moist banks, wooded hillsides, sandy bogs

Native to

Region: Coastal Piedmont Mountain *
States:

Wildlife

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Notes

varieties occur throughout region; in MD, VA can also use subspecies asplenioides (southern lady fern)

Groundcover



 Publication by USFWS BayScapes Conservation Landscaping Program
http://www.nps.gov/plants/pubs/chesapeake/plant/2161.htm
Last updated: 1 October 2004