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Dryopteris carthusianaDryopteris carthusiana (D. spinulosa)

toothed or spinulose woodfern

Photograph(s) by*: UWI RWF

Characteristics

Height: 1-2.5'
Flowers:
Fruit: Jun.-Aug.; ;
Fall color: semi-evergreen

Conditions *

Light: Partial shade Shade
Moisture: Moist Wet
Soil pH: 5-6
Soil type: Loamy Organic

Habitat

low woods, thickets and swamps, less often in dry woods; rich mesophytic forest; moist, rich woods and rocky slopes

Native to

Region: Piedmont Mountain *
States:

Wildlife

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Notes

forms colonies; semi-evergreen

Groundcover Evergreen



 Publication by USFWS BayScapes Conservation Landscaping Program
http://www.nps.gov/plants/pubs/chesapeake/plant/6035.htm
Last updated: 1 October 2004