Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3615

Fern/Fern ally
Perennial

Non-native: southeast China
Documented growing wild in GA - SC

Rare

Look for it on roadside banks, old mortar of brick walls, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Evergreen
Sterile blade pinnate

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Cyrtomium fortunei var. fortunei   FAMILY Dryopteridaceae

LESS THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Cyrtomium fortunei   FAMILY Dryopteridaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Fortune's Net-veined Holly Fern


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Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_c_fortunei_hc_4_s

April        

Pinnae alternate, lanceolate, sickle-shaped, distinctly stalked, per Field Guide to the Ferns and Other Pteridophytes of Georgia.