- Common Name(s):
- Brittle bladder fern, Fragile fern
Easy to cultivate; prefers limed soil; compact rhizome; spreading habit; partial to full shade; goes dormant in dry sites but recovers well
- 5-10 in.
- Erect, frilly, bright green, arching fronds; lance-shaped with pointed tips; bipinnate pinnatifid; 8-12 pairs of opposite or nearly opposite pinnae at right angle or ascending angle to axis; lower pinnae are widely spaced; tapering tip; stipe does not have scales or hairs
NCCES plant id: 189