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Woodwardia virginica

Common Name(s):
Virginia chain fern
Category:
Ferns
Comment:

Does best in moist areas near a stream, pond or water garden; sun or shade; sandy to humus rich soil; spreads rapidly - can be invasive

Height:
2-4 ft.
Zones:
4-10
Habit:
Deciduous
Fronds:
Lustrous, dark green, leathery fronds in a close mass; broadest in middle; pinnate-pinnatifid; alternating pairs of closely spaced pinnae; short blunt lobes; pinnule are narrow, point upward, and taper at both ends; rachis is dark purple brown below and du
Tags:
deciduous

NCCES plant id: 232

Woodwardia virginica Woodwardia virginica
Homer Edward Price, CC BY - 2.0
Woodwardia virginica Woodwardia virginica
Homer Edward Price, CC BY - 2.0
Woodwardia virginica Woodwardia virginica
Homer Edward Price, CC BY - 2.0
Woodwardia virginica Woodwardia virginica
Jason S, CC BY-NC-ND - 2.0