Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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Fern/Fern ally
Perennial

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

Common

Look for it in moist forests, per Weakley's Flora

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partial shade shade ...Wet ...Moist

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Bipinnate-pinnatifid
Leaves clustered behind tip of short-creeping rhizome

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Athyrium asplenioides   FAMILY Athyriaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Athyrium filix-femina ssp. asplenioides   FAMILY Dryopteridaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 011-01-001:
Athyrium asplenioides   FAMILY Aspidiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Athyrium filix-femina var. asplenioides

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Athyrium asplenioides

 

COMMON NAME:
Southern Lady Fern