Scientific Name Pronounciation:
(uh-THEE-ree-um FY-liks fem-in-uh)
Plant Hardiness Zones:
Plant Hardiness Zone(s):
18-24 in. H x 15-18 in. W
Bloom Time Notes:
Deciduous, light-green, twice-cut, broad lance-shaped frond; slightly pointed tip; slightly tapered at base; fronds arranged in circular cluster; stipe (stem) can be green or red.
Sori is hook-shaped.
Birds may use old fronds for nest material.
Moist meadows, open thickets, moist woods, riverbanks and bluffs.
Spores (summer); division (spring)
Sun or Shade:
Partial to full shade; rich, moist to wet well drained soil but it adapts well to garden conditions.