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Diplazium expansum

Common Name(s):

Previously known as:

  • Asplenium allantodioides
Phonetic Spelling
dy-PLAY-zee-um EX-pan-sum
Description

A fern found along stream banks, rocky ravines and glades at high elevations in tropical Americas.

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Tags:
#fern#deer resistant
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Diplazium
    Species:
    expansum
    Family:
    Aspleniaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Perennial
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Mexico, Tropical America
    Particularly Resistant To (Insects/Diseases/Other Problems):
    Deer
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Fern
    Habit/Form:
    Erect
  • Fruit:
    Fruit Description:
    No fruits. This plants reproduces via spores.
  • Flowers:
    Flower Description:
    No flowers.
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Type:
    Compound (Pinnately , Bipinnately, Palmately)
    Fronds
    Leaf Margin:
    Entire
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Deer