A pleasant addition to the understory of moist woodlands. The ‘interruptions’ are caused by the dying back of leaflets on reproductive leaves, so most leaves, which are infertile, will not show them.
Light: Part Sun/Shade, Shade
Soil Moisture: Wet Mesic, Mesic
Soil Type: Loam, Sandy Loam, Humus
Bloom Color: -
Bloom Time: Jun-Aug
Root Type: Rhizome
Notable Wildlife Interactions: Hosts a few moths including the Osmunda borer moth. Particularly when growing in a large colony, large leaves provide shelter for ground birds and other small animals. Foliage is bitter and likely toxic, so rarely browsed.