Athyrium filix-femina var. asplenioides (Michx.) Farw.

Southern Lady Fern, Lowland Lady Fern

Family: Woodsiaceae

Genus: Athyrium

Parent: Athyrium filix-femina

Category: Fern

Zones: 5 to 8

Size: To 3' tall

Exposure: Part Shade, Shade


Deciduous fern with light green fronds. Clumping. Moist to wet soil.


Published in Pap. Michigan Acad. Sci. 2: 13 in 1923.

Basionym Nephrodium asplenioides Michx.

Native to the southeastern US.


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