OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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Most habitat and range descriptions were obtained from Weakley's Flora.

Your search found 12 taxa in the family Dryopteridaceae, Woodfern family, as understood by Weakley's Flora.

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Marginal Woodfern, Marginal Shield Fern

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Dryopteris marginalis   FAMILY: Dryopteridaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Dryopteris marginalis   FAMILY: Dryopteridaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Dryopteris marginalis 011-04-001   FAMILY: Aspidiaceae

 

Habitat: Rock outcrops, boulderfield forests, other rocky forests

Common in Mountains, uncommon to rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Evergreen Woodfern, Fancy Fern, Intermediate Woodfern

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Dryopteris intermedia   FAMILY: Dryopteridaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Dryopteris intermedia   FAMILY: Dryopteridaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Dryopteris intermedia 011-04-002   FAMILY: Aspidiaceae

 

Habitat: Cove forests, other moist, rocky forests, over a variety of substrates

Common in Mountains, uncommon to rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Spinulose Woodfern, Toothed Woodfern

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Dryopteris carthusiana   FAMILY: Dryopteridaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Dryopteris carthusiana   FAMILY: Dryopteridaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Dryopteris spinulosa 011-04-003   FAMILY: Aspidiaceae

 

Habitat: Acidic, organic-rich bogs, swamps, less frequently in moist rocky ravines, rich forests, and sloping rock outcrops

Rare

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Mountain Woodfern

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Dryopteris campyloptera   FAMILY: Dryopteridaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Dryopteris campyloptera   FAMILY: Dryopteridaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Dryopteris campyloptera 011-04-004   FAMILY: Aspidiaceae

 

Habitat: Spruce-fir forests, northern hardwood forests

Uncommon in NC Mountains

Native to North Carolina

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Crested Woodfern, Crested Shield Fern

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Dryopteris cristata   FAMILY: Dryopteridaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Dryopteris cristata   FAMILY: Dryopteridaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Dryopteris cristata 011-04-005   FAMILY: Aspidiaceae

 

Habitat: Bogs, swamp forests

Uncommon in NC Mountains, rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC

Native to North Carolina & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Southern Woodfern, Southern Shield Fern

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Dryopteris ludoviciana   FAMILY: Dryopteridaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Dryopteris ludoviciana   FAMILY: Dryopteridaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Dryopteris ludoviciana 011-04-006   FAMILY: Aspidiaceae

 

Habitat: Blackwater swamp forests, hammocks

Common in GA & SC Coastal Plain (uncommon in NC)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Log Fern

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Dryopteris celsa   FAMILY: Dryopteridaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Dryopteris celsa   FAMILY: Dryopteridaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Dryopteris celsa 011-04-007   FAMILY: Aspidiaceae

 

Habitat: Swamps, seepage bogs, and calcareous floodplains, typically associated with calcareous substrates

Uncommon in NC Coastal Plain (rare elsewhere)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Goldie's Woodfern

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Dryopteris goldieana   FAMILY: Dryopteridaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Dryopteris goldiana   FAMILY: Dryopteridaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Dryopteris goldiana 011-04-008   FAMILY: Aspidiaceae

 

Habitat: Boulderfield forests, rich cove forests, seepage swamps, especially over calcareous sedimentary or mafic metamorphic or igneous rocks

Uncommon in Mountains, rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Autumn Fern, Japanese Red Shieldfern, Japanese Shieldfern

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Dryopteris erythrosora   FAMILY: Dryopteridaceae

 

Habitat: Suburban woodlands, especially in ravines and along creeks

Uncommon in GA Piedmont, rare elsewhere

Non-native: Japan, China & Korea

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Christmas Fern

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Polystichum acrostichoides   FAMILY: Dryopteridaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Polystichum acrostichoides var. acrostichoides   FAMILY: Dryopteridaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Polystichum acrostichoides 011-05-001   FAMILY: Aspidiaceae

 

Habitat: Moist to dry forests and woodlands, especially slopes, ravines, and small stream bottomlands

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Japanese Holly-fern, Asian Net-veined Holly Fern

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Cyrtomium falcatum   FAMILY: Dryopteridaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Cyrtomium falcatum   FAMILY: Dryopteridaceae

 

Habitat: Ditches, disturbed swamps, moist ravines, old mortar of brick walls

Rare

Non-native: east Asia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Fortune's Holly-fern, Fortune's Net-veined Holly Fern

Weakley's Flora: (6/30/18) Cyrtomium fortunei   FAMILY: Dryopteridaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Cyrtomium fortunei   FAMILY: Dryopteridaceae

 

Habitat: Roadside banks, rock outcrops, old mortar of brick walls

Non-native: southeast China

 


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