- Common Name(s):
- Virginia chain fern
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
- 2-4 ft.
- 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
NCCES plant id: 232