Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4020

Fern/Fern ally
Perennial

Non-native: tropical east Asia & South Pacific islands
Documented growing wild in - - -

Look for it in moist disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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...Moist

LEAVES:
Deciduous
3-4x pinnate-pinnatifid

RHIZOMES? STOLONS?
Rhizomes long-creeping, deeply buried

FRUIT:

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Hypolepis tenuifolia   FAMILY Dennstaedtiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of China
Hypolepis tenuifolia

 

COMMON NAME:
Spineless Bramble Fern, Soft Ground-fern