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Thelypteris palustris var. pubescens [= Dryopteris thelypteris]

Marsh fern

Scientific Name:

Thelypteris palustris var. pubescens [= Dryopteris thelypteris]

Genus:

Thelypteris

Species Epithet:

palustris

Common Name:

Marsh fern

Plant Type

Fern/Clubmoss/Allies

Life Cycle

Perennial

Plant Family

Thelypteridaceae (Marsh Fern Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Size:

0-1 ft., 1-3 ft.

Light:

Sun - 6 or more hours of sun per day, Part Shade - 2 to 6 hours of sun per day

Soil Moisture:

Wet

Bloom Time:

June, July, August, September

Growing Area:

Mountains, Piedmont, Coastal Plain

Habitat Description:

Bogs, marshes (including freshwater tidal marshes), and bottomland forests.

Leaf Retention:

Nothing Specified

Leaf Type:

Fern Frond

Leaf Form:

Nothing Specified

Life Cycle:

Perennial

Landscape Value:

Not Recommended for home landscapes

Notes:

Used for habitat restorations

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record



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