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

Uncommon

Look for it in boulderfield forests, rich cove forests, seepage swamps, esp over calcareous sedimentary or mafic metamorphic or igneous rocks, per Weakley's Flora

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shade ...Moist

LEAVES:
Semi-evergreen/Deciduous
Pinnate-pinnatifid
Leaves in a crown around a ring of buds

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Dryopteris goldiana   FAMILY Dryopteridaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Dryopteris goldiana   FAMILY Dryopteridaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 011-04-008:
Dryopteris goldiana   FAMILY Aspidiaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Goldie's Wood-fern