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Thelypteris noveboracensisThelypteris noveboracensis

New York fern

Photograph(s) by*: USFWS BES

Characteristics

Height: 1-2.5'
Flowers:
Fruit: Jun.-Sept.

Conditions *

Light: Partial shade Shade
Moisture: Moist Wet
Soil pH: 4-7
Soil type: Clay Loamy Sandy

Habitat

forested wetlands, dry to damp woods and thickets

Native to

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

Wildlife

Songbird Small mammal *

Notes

tolerates drought; easily transplanted; forms large colonies; spreads easily

Groundcover



 Publication by USFWS BayScapes Conservation Landscaping Program
http://www.nps.gov/plants/pubs/chesapeake/plant/740.htm
Last updated: 1 October 2004