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Woodwardia areolata

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

Partial shade to shade; moist to wet soil enriched with organic matter; tolerates some sun if kept moist; spreads by creeping rhizomes

Height:
18-24 in.
Zones:
3 to 9
Habit:
Deciduous
Fronds:
Pinnae are mostly alternate; spores are borne in chain like rows on a frond with narrow pinnae; bright green lanceolate, pinnatifid with wide wings along rachis; veins joining into two or more rows of areaoles between the midvien and the margin of the pinn
Tags:
deciduous, riparian, obligate wetland, NCEMGVA2018

NCCES plant id: 231

Woodwardia areolata Woodwardia areolata
Eleanor, CC BY-NC-2.0
Woodwardia areolata Woodwardia areolata
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Woodwardia areolata Woodwardia areolata
Eleanor, CC BY-NC-2.0