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Dryopteris filix-mas

Common Name(s):
Male fern
Cultivar(s):
Barnesii, Undulata Robusta
Category:
Ferns
Comment:

Crown forming rhizome; prefers moist, well-drained soil in sun or shade; protect from wind. This plant is seldom damaged by deer.

Height:
2-3 ft.
Zones:
4-9
Habit:
Evergreen
Fronds:
Stiff, lustrous, dark green fronds 8 in. wide, form a flattened vase; lance-shaped blade tapers at each end; pinnate-pinnatified; pinna long with deep cuts and blunt segments; short, densely scaly stipe with brown scales; sori near midrib
Tags:
deer resistant, evergreen

NCCES plant id: 198

Dryopteris filix-mas Dryopteris filix mas kivikkoalvejuuri
Kari Phylaviita, CC BY-NC-2.0
Dryopteris filix mas Dryopteris filix mas
Hermann-Falkner-sokol, CC BY-NC-2.0
Dryopteris filix mas Dryopteris filix mas
Camelia TWU, CC BY-NC-ND - 4.0
Dryopteris filix mas Dryopteris filix mas
Nicholas Turland, CC BY-NC-ND - 2.0
Dryopteris filix mas Dryopteris filix mas
Hermann Falkner, CC BY-NC-2.0