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This small, colony-forming, woodland fern is an excellent groundcover for moist, shaded places. The delicate, greenish-gold foliage is triangular and deeply divided for a delicate texture. It looks beautiful planted with other woodland favorites such as; Trillium, Jack in the Pulpit, Jacob’s ladder and Bluebells.
Delicate light green foliage brings light to shady places Will form small colonies making a lovely groundcover Easy to establish and maintain Can tolerate the low temperatures of zone 3 Combines beautifully with spring wildflowers
Native to the Northern tier of the United States. Found in cool, moist woods in rocky, slightly acidic soil.
Map Credit: The Biota of North America Map Key: Green (native), Teal (native, adventive), Blue (present), Yellow (present & rare), Red (extinct)
Ferns belong to a group of plants called featherplants or pteridophytes. They are among the world’s most ancient plants, found as fossils in rocks 400 million years old.