Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4139

Fern/Fern ally

Non-native: Japan, China & Korea

Documented growing wild in GA NC -

Look for it in suburban woodlands, per Weakley's Flora

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Invasive?

This plant may be causing problems in natural areas outside its native range, according to authorities such as:

 

partial shade shade ...Moist

LEAVES:
Evergreen (semi-evergreen in cold climates)
Bipinnate to pinnate-pinnatifid

RHIZOMES? STOLONS?
Cespitose [growing in dense tufts, clumping]

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



Monilophytes (ferns): Leptosporangiate Ferns (true ferns): Polypodiales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Dryopteris erythrosora   FAMILY Dryopteridaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Autumn Fern, Japanese Red Shield Fern, Japanese Shield Fern


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image of Dryopteris erythrosora, Autumn Fern, Japanese Red Shield Fern, Japanese Shield Fern

JK Marlow    jkm190506_8158

May    Greenville County    SC

Swamp Rabbit Trail

image of Dryopteris erythrosora, Autumn Fern, Japanese Red Shield Fern, Japanese Shield Fern

JK Marlow    jkm190506_8159

May    Greenville County    SC

Swamp Rabbit Trail

image of Dryopteris erythrosora, Autumn Fern, Japanese Red Shield Fern, Japanese Shield Fern

JK Marlow    jkm190506_8160

May    Greenville County    SC

Swamp Rabbit Trail

image of Dryopteris erythrosora, Autumn Fern, Japanese Red Shield Fern, Japanese Shield Fern

JK Marlow    jkm190506_8162

May    Greenville County    SC

Swamp Rabbit Trail