Adiantum pedatum

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 Adiantum pedatum subsp. var.  American maidenhair fern, Eastern maidenhair, Five-fingered maidenhair fern
Northern Maidenhair (Adiantum pedatum)
Habit: fern
Height: to
Width: to
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Height: 12 in to 24 in
Width: 12 in to 24 in
Lifespan: perennial
Exposure: shade
Water: wet, moist
Features: foliage
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USDA Zones: 4 to 9
Sunset Zones: not available
Flower features:
Adiantaceae > Adiantum pedatum var. ,

This is a species of Maidenhair fern. Adiantum pedatum (Northern Maidenhair Fern, Five-fingered Fern) is a maidenhair fern native to moist woodland in eastern North America.

Adiantum aleuticum was once considered a subspecies. Both Adiantum pedatum and aleuticum have fronds distinctively bifurcated and with pinnae on only one side.

Height is 1-2.5 feet (0.3-0.75 m) tall.

Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture

Adiantum pedatum, Linn. Fig. 120. Common Maidenhair of our northern states, with circular lvs. on purplish stalks 1 ft. or more high.—Sometimes transplanted into gardens, requiring a shady, moist and protected place.

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