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 (uncommon in Piedmont & Coastal Plain)

Look for it in moist forests & cliffs, esp over calcareous or mafic rocks, sometimes in seasonal seepage, per Weakley's Flora

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partial shade shade ...Moist

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Bipinnate

FRUIT:
Summer

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Adiantum pedatum   FAMILY Pteridaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Adiantum pedatum   FAMILY Pteridaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 010-01-001:
Adiantum pedatum   FAMILY Pteridaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Northern Maidenhair Fern