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Athyrium filix-femina ssp. asplenioides

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Plant types and subtypes: Ferns

Light Requirements: part-shade, shade

Water Use: medium

Soil Moisture: moist, wet

Soil Description: acid, neutral, loam, clay, sand

Height: 18"-36"

Leaf Color: green

Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

Additional Tags: colonizing, deer resistant, naturalizing, ornamental foliage, stream margin plant, swamp plant, woodland plant

Athyrium filix-femina ssp. asplenioides

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Description

Athyrium filix-femina ssp. asplenioides

Also known as:

asplenium ladyfern

,

southern ladyfern

,

southern lady fern

Scientific Synonyms:

Athyrium asplenioides, Athyrium filix-femina var. asplenioides

Native Range & Classification

Recorded County Distribution: USDA data

Native Range:
AL, AR, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, MO, MS, NC, NJ, NY, OH, OK, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, VA, WV

USDA Endangered Status:

  • Exploitably Vulnerable: NY
  • Threatened: FL

Classification

Kingdom Plantae Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta Vascular plants
Superdivision Seed plants
Division Pteridophyta
Class Filicopsida
Subclass
Order Polypodiales
Family Dryopteridaceae Wood Fern family
Genus Athyrium ladyfern
Species Athyrium filix-femina ssp. asplenioides asplenium ladyfern