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 in Mountains, uncommon in Piedmont, rare in Coastal Plain

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

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shade ...Moist

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Pinnate-pinnatifid
Leaves clustered irregularly along short-creeping rhizome

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Deparia acrostichoides   FAMILY Athyriaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Deparia acrostichoides   FAMILY Dryopteridaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 011-01-002:
Athyrium thelypterioides   FAMILY Aspidiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Diplazium acrostichoides

 

COMMON NAME:
Silvery Glade Fern, Silvery Spleenwort