Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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Most habitat and range descriptions were obtained from Weakley's Flora.

Your search found 5 taxa in the family Athyriaceae, Lady Fern family, as understood by Weakley's Flora.

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Southern Lady Fern
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Athyrium asplenioides   FAMILY: Athyriaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Athyrium filix-femina ssp. asplenioides   FAMILY: Dryopteridaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Athyrium asplenioides 011-01-001   FAMILY: Aspidiaceae

 

Look for it in moist forests

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Northern Lady Fern
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Athyrium angustum   FAMILY: Athyriaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Athyrium filix-femina ssp. angustum   FAMILY: Dryopteridaceae

 

Look for it in moist forests, on rock outcrops on grassy balds at high elevations

Rare

Native

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Silvery Glade Fern, Silvery Spleenwort
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Deparia acrostichoides   FAMILY: Athyriaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Deparia acrostichoides   FAMILY: Dryopteridaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Athyrium thelypterioides 011-01-002   FAMILY: Aspidiaceae

 

Look for it in moist forests, cove forests

Common in Mountains, uncommon in Piedmont, rare in Coastal Plain

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Japanese Painted Fern
Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Anisocampium niponicum   FAMILY: Athyriaceae

 

Look for it in suburban woodlands, lawns; commonly planted as an ornamental, rarely naturalizing

Waif(s)

Non-native: Japan

 


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camera icon Common Name: Japanese false spleenwort
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Deparia petersenii   FAMILY: Athyriaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) PLANTS National Database: Deparia petersonii   FAMILY: Dryopteridaceae

 

Look for it in swamp forests, disturbed areas

Uncommon, introduced & naturalized in the Southeast

Non-native: southeast Asia

 


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