Adiantum capillus vereris
- Common Name(s):
- Southern maidenhair fern, Venus maidenhair fern
Spreads by short, creeping rhizomes; prefers moist, humus, rich soil and partial shade to shade. This plant is seldom damaged by deer.
- 10-24 in.
- Delicate, bright green fronds are bipinnate to tripinnate, arching or pendent; 3 to 6 pairs of pinnae; segments are fan-shaped and .25 to .75 in. long
NCCES plant id: 171