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Dryopteris celsa

Common Name(s):
Log fern
Category:
Ferns
Comment:

Short creeping rhizomes; easy to grow; is a fertile hybrid between D. goldiana and D. ludoviciana; naturally occurs on rotting logs and rich soil in swamps and wet woods; tolerates dry sites

Height:
36-40 in.
Zones:
4 to 9
Habit:
Semi evergreen
Fronds:
Rich, dark green color; blade is pinnate-pinnatified, oblong and has firm texture; long, slender pinna tips; rhizomes and stipe scales are black; stipe is one third the frond length

NCCES plant id: 194

Dryopteris celsa Dryopteris celsa
Log fern Log fern