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Asplenium platyneuronAsplenium platyneuron

ebony spleenwort

Photograph(s) by*: RHW

Characteristics

Height: 0.5-1.5'
Flowers:
Fruit: May-Sept.; ;
Fall color: evergreen

Conditions *

Light: Full sun Partial shade Shade
Moisture: Moist
Soil pH: 4.5-7
Soil type: Clay Loamy Sandy

Habitat

sandy or clayey banks, open woods and thickets, slopes, rocky ledges, swamps

Native to

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

Wildlife

*

Notes

easily transplanted; only moderate care needed; evergreen

Groundcover Evergreen



 Publication by USFWS BayScapes Conservation Landscaping Program
http://www.nps.gov/plants/pubs/chesapeake/plant/1304.htm
Last updated: 1 October 2004