Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2454

Fern/Fern ally
Perennial

Native
Documented growing wild in - NC? -

Rare

Look for it in moist forests, on rock outcrops on grassy balds at high elevations, per Weakley's Flora

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

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall

 

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

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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Athyrium filix-femina var. michauxii

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Northern Lady Fern