- Common Name(s):
- Cinnamon fern
Compact, horizontal rhizome; easy to grow; vigorous; prefers moist to wet soil in sun or shade; may go dormant with dry soil; slow to establish but long-lived. This plant is seldom damaged by deer.
- 24-48 in.
- Circular cluster of arching fronds; sterile fronds are lanceolate, pinnate-pinnatified with dense rusty hairs beneath base of each pinna; pinna are narrow, lance shaped, pointed, deeply cut and nearly opposite; bright cinnamon colored fertile fronds, produced in late spring and die by mid-summer
NCCES plant id: 211