- Common Name(s):
- Silvery glade fern, Silvery spleenwort
Require constant moisture; tolerate sun with adequate moisture; clump forming; short creeping rhizome
- 2-3 ft.
- Elliptic-lanceolate frond; pinnate-pinnatifid; fronds taper at base; segments are squarish or rounded; lower surface of blade becomes silvery from whitish sori arranged in herringbone pattern; stipe and rachis remain green; abundant, narrow scales and some fine hairs; fronds turns straw colored in fall
NCCES plant id: 184