Thelypteris palustris

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 Thelypteris palustris subsp. var.  Marsh fern
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Habit: fern
Height: to
Width: to
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Height: 18 in to 24 in
Width: 10 in to 18 in
Exposure: sun, shade
Features: foliage
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USDA Zones: 6 to 11
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Thelypteridaceae > Thelypteris palustris var. ,

Thelypteris palustris, or the marsh fern, is a fern native to eastern North America.

Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture

Dryopteris Thelypteris, Gray (Aspidium Thelypteris, Swartz). Marsh Fern. Rootstock creeping: lvs. scattered, clear green, 1-2 ft. long; margins of the spore-bearing pinnae often strongly convolute: sori 10-12 to each segm. Canada to Fla. and Texas.—A form with pinnae variously forked at tip is known as Pufferae. CH

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It prefers to grow in marshy situations in full sunwp. Flora - A Gardener's Encyclopedia says that it prefers shade.


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