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Plant Details

Adiantum pedatum

Northern Maidenhair

Scientific Name:

Adiantum pedatum

Common Name:

Northern Maidenhair

Plant Family

Pteridaceae (Maidenhair Fern Family)

Native/Alien:

US Native

Type:

Fern/Clubmoss/Allies

Size in Feet:

1 -2

Light:

Shade - Part Shade

Soil Moisture:

Mesic(*)

Bloom Area:

Mountains, Piedmont

Habitat Description:

Moist forests and cliffs, especially over calcareous or mafic rocks,
sometimes in seasonal seepage.

State Rank:

No NC Rank Listed (*)

Global Rank:

No Global Rank listed (*)

State Status:

No NC Status Listed (*)

Federal Status:

No U.S. Status Listed (*)

Notes:

Will lay down in times of drought and will die back in severe drought

Northern Maidenhair

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


Bird-Friendly Native Plants



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