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Athyrium filix-femina spp. asplenioides

Common Name(s):
Southern lady fern
Category:
Ferns
Comment:

Partial shade to shade; rich, moist soil; slow-spreading; spreads by rhizomes.

Wildlife Value:  This plant is seldom damaged by deer.

Height:
1-3 ft.
Zones:
3 to 8
Habit:
Deciduous
Fronds:
Twice pinnate pinnatifid; little difference between sterile and fertile fronds; feathery texture; red stem
Tags:
deciduous, deer resistant

NCCES plant id: 178

Athyrium asplenioides Athyrium asplenioides plant
NC State University, CC BY - 2.0
Athyrium asplenioides Athyrium asplenioides leaf
NC State University, CC BY - 2.0
Athyrium filix-femina spp. asplenioides Frond
Homer Edward Price, CC BY - 2.0
Athyrium filix-femina spp. asplenioides Sori, or spores on underside of frond.
MurielBendel, CC-BY-SA-3.0
Athyrium filix-femina spp. asplenioides Form
Peggy A. Lopipero-Langmo, CC BY - 2.0
Athyrium filix-femina spp. asplenioides Fiddlehead
Rror, CC-BY-SA-3.0