Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1677

Fern/Fern ally
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common

Look for it in moist to wet, acid, organic soils, such as bogs, blackwater bottomands, pocosins, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun partial shade shade ...Wet ...Moist

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Pinnatifid
Leaves spaced along a long-creeping rhizome

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Lorinseria areolata   FAMILY Blechnaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Woodwardia areolata   FAMILY Blechnaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 012-01-002:
Woodwardia areolata   FAMILY Blechnaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Lorinseria areolata

 

COMMON NAME:
Netted Chain Fern, Net-veined Chain Fern