Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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Your search found 12 taxa.

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

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Marginal Wood-fern, Marginal Shield Fern
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Dryopteris marginalis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Dryopteris marginalis
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Dryopteris marginalis 011-04-001

 

Look for it in rock outcrops, boulderfield forests, other rocky forests

Common in Mountains, uncommon in Piedmont, rare in Coastal Plain

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Evergreen Wood-fern, Fancy Fern, Intermediate Wood-fern
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Dryopteris intermedia
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Dryopteris intermedia
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Dryopteris intermedia 011-04-002

 

Look for it in cove forests, other moist rocky forests, over a variety of substrates

Common in Mountains, uncommon in Piedmont, rare in Coastal Plain

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Spinulose Wood-fern, Toothed Wood-fern
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Dryopteris carthusiana
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Dryopteris carthusiana
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Dryopteris spinulosa 011-04-003

 

Look for it in acidic, organic-rich bogs, swamps, less frequently in most 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 Wood-fern
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Dryopteris campyloptera
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Dryopteris campyloptera
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Dryopteris campyloptera 011-04-004

 

Look for it in spruce-fir forests, northern hardwood forests

Uncommon

Native to North Carolina

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Crested Wood-fern, Crested Shield Fern
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Dryopteris cristata
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Dryopteris cristata
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Dryopteris cristata 011-04-005

 

Look for it in 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 Wood-fern, Southern Shield Fern
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Dryopteris ludoviciana
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Dryopteris ludoviciana
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Dryopteris ludoviciana 011-04-006

 

Look for it in blackwater swamp forests

Uncommon in GA & SC, rare in NC, endemic to Southeastern Coastal Plain

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Log Fern
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Dryopteris celsa
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Dryopteris celsa
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Dryopteris celsa 011-04-007

 

Look for it in swamps, seepage bogs, and calcareus floodplains, typically associated with calcareous substrates

Rare

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Goldie's Wood-fern
Weakley's Flora: (6/30/18) Dryopteris goldieana
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Dryopteris goldiana
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Dryopteris goldiana 011-04-008

 

Look for it in boulderfield forests, rich cove forests, seepage swamps, esp over calcareous sedimentary or mafic metamorphic or igneous rocks

Uncommon

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Autumn Fern, Japanese Red Shield Fern, Japanese Shield Fern
Weakley's Flora: (6/30/18) Dryopteris erythrosora

 

Look for it in suburban woodlands

Rare

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
INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Polystichum acrostichoides var. acrostichoides
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Polystichum acrostichoides 011-05-001

 

Look for it in moist to dry forests & woodlands, esp slopes, ravines, and small stream bottomlands

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Japanese Holly-fern, Asian Net-veined Holly Fern
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Cyrtomium falcatum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Cyrtomium falcatum

 

Look for it in 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
INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Cyrtomium fortunei

 

Look for it on roadside banks, rock outcrops, old mortar of brick walls

Rare

Non-native: southeast China

 


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