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: (4/24/22) 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

 

Habitat: Moist forests

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Northern Lady Fern

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Athyrium angustum   FAMILY: Athyriaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Athyrium filix-femina ssp. angustum   FAMILY: Dryopteridaceae

 

Habitat: Moist forests, 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: (4/24/22) 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

 

Habitat: 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: (4/14/23) Anisocampium niponicum   FAMILY: Athyriaceae

 

Habitat: Suburban woodlands, lawns; commonly planted as an ornamental, rarely naturalizing. This common suburban ornamental (forma picta) spreads locally from plantings; it seems only a matter of time before it begins to naturalize more widely

Rare

Non-native: Japan

 


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camera icon Common Name: Japanese Lady Fern, Japanese false spleenwort

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Deparia petersenii   FAMILY: Athyriaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) PLANTS National Database: Deparia petersonii   FAMILY: Dryopteridaceae

 

Habitat: Swamp forests, wet hammocks, moist banks, disturbed areas

Uncommon in Coastal Plain (rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC)

Non-native: southeast Asia

 


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