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Native Plant Guide

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maidenhair fern

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maidenhair fern near a natural seep maidenhair ferns along a path

Adiantum pedatum

Deciduous Groundcover

Height: 2 ft.

Availability: High

Growing ease: Medium

Moisture req.: moist - wet

Exposure req.: part shade - shade


Plant description:

Beautiful, delicate looking foliage. Spreads slowly and is gorgeous along a path planted in groups.

Keywords: black, ferns, fire-resistant , spreading, upright

Plans that use this plant:Moist, part shade, Wet, part shade, Wet, shady