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 in Mountains, uncommon in Piedmont, rare in Coastal Plain

Look for it in upland forests, woodlands, and balds, moist to rather dry, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun partial shade ...Moist ...Variable ...Dry

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Pinnate-pinnatifid
Leaves erect in a dense crown

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Osmunda claytoniana var. claytoniana   FAMILY Osmundaceae

LESS THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Osmunda claytoniana   FAMILY Osmundaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 007-01-002:
Osmunda claytoniana   FAMILY Osmundaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Interrupted Fern