OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Monilophytes (ferns): Leptosporangiate Ferns (true ferns): Polypodiales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/13/22):
Amauropelta noveboracensis   FAMILY Thelypteridaceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Thelypteris noveboracensis   FAMILY Thelypteridaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH The Biota of North America Program. BONAP (Kartesz, 2015)
Parathelypteris noveboracensis

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of Virginia (Weakley, Ludwig & Townsend, 2012)
Parathelypteris noveboracensis

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 011-06-003:
Thelypteris noveboracensis   FAMILY Aspidiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Gray's Manual of Botany (Fernald, 1950)
Dryopteris noveboracensis

SYNONYMOUS WITH Ferns of the Southeastern States (Small, 1938)
Thelypteris noveboracensis

 

COMMON NAME:
New York Fern


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image of Amauropelta noveboracensis, New York Fern

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_drno4_001_lvd

        

image of Amauropelta noveboracensis, New York Fern

JK Marlow    jkm150509_996

May    Dawson County    GA

Dawson Forest WMA

image of Amauropelta noveboracensis, New York Fern

JK Marlow    jkm190520_8507

May    Greenville County    SC

image of Amauropelta noveboracensis, New York Fern

JK Marlow    jkm220525_8019

May    Greenville County    SC

Green Mountain Preserve

An opportunistic species that forms large colonies in forest openings, per Wildflowers & Plant Communities of the Southern Appalachian Mountains and Piedmont.

image of Amauropelta noveboracensis, New York Fern

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmtnoveboracensi_brp229

May    Alleghaney County    NC

Blue Ridge Parkway

Some say "New Yorkers burn the candle at both ends" to remember this fern, per Peterson Field Guide to Ferns of Northeastern and Central North America.

image of Amauropelta noveboracensis, New York Fern

JK Marlow    s090607_01

June    Transylvania County    NC

Blue Ridge Parkway

Lowest pinnae often minute in size, borne almost to ground level, per Peterson Field Guide to Ferns of Northeastern and Central North America.

image of Amauropelta noveboracensis, New York Fern

JK Marlow    jkm120704_431

July    Greenville County    SC

Ashmore Heritage Preserve

Sori small, circular, near margins of lobes, per Field Guide to the Ferns and Other Pteridophytes of Georgia.

image of Amauropelta noveboracensis, New York Fern

JK Marlow    jkm120704_431b

July    Greenville County    SC

Ashmore Heritage Preserve

Indusium kidney-shaped, pale tan, slightly hairy, per Peterson Field Guide to Ferns of Northeastern and Central North America.

image of Amauropelta noveboracensis, New York Fern

Tim Spira    tpstnoveboracensis

Month Unknown        

Distinctive in that the leaves taper about equally both to tip and base, per Weakley's Flora.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/13/22):
Amauropelta noveboracensis   FAMILY Thelypteridaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Thelypteris noveboracensis   FAMILY Thelypteridaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH The Biota of North America Program. BONAP (Kartesz, 2015)
Parathelypteris noveboracensis

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of Virginia (Weakley, Ludwig & Townsend, 2012)
Parathelypteris noveboracensis

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 011-06-003:
Thelypteris noveboracensis   FAMILY Aspidiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Gray's Manual of Botany (Fernald, 1950)
Dryopteris noveboracensis

SYNONYMOUS WITH Ferns of the Southeastern States (Small, 1938)
Thelypteris noveboracensis

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

1505

Fern/Fern ally
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Common (uncommon to rare in Coastal Plain)

Habitat: Mesic forests, bottomland forests, bogs, submesic forests, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Deciduous
1-pinnate-pinnatifid
Leaves in tufts near tips of a widely branching creeping rhizome

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer

 

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