A particularly delicate fern with a distinctive form that makes it easy to differentiate from other native ferns. A native of wooded slopes and rocky ravines, it prefers to grow in high humidity with shelter from wind.
Soil Moisture: Wet Mesic, Mesic
Soil Type: Loam, Humus
Bloom Color: Green
Bloom Time: Jun-Aug
Root Type: Rhizome
Notable Wildlife Interactions: Little data available. Hosts at least two species of aphids. May be unpalatable to deer.