Scientific Name Pronounciation:
Plant Hardiness Zones:
Plant Hardiness Zone(s):
12-18 in. H X 10-12 in. W
Bloom Time Notes:
Light green; broadly triangular, 10 inches long and 12 inches wide; lacy.
Fertile frond arises from base of leaf; 12 inches tall; branched; bearing many spherical, bright yellow spore cases; appears in early summer and withers once spores released
Moist or dry rich woods; moist thickets; higher areas in bogs; acid soils.
Sun or Shade:
Shade preferred as it soon dies out in sunny locations; needs moist, rich, acidic soil.
Other Common Names: Virginia grape fern