This site was featured in a blog post about the species (http://www.nybg.org/plant-talk/tag/naczi/). The observation was added with the permission of the author and also, observer.
Name of Plant:
Scientific Name of Plant:
Biome (type of environment)
Temperate Deciduous Forest
Climate (type of climate)
Well shaded, forested hill sides near streams. Can thrive in areas with four seasons.
Pattern of seasons and how the seasonal changes affect the plant
Spore production occurs between June and October. The fern reacts to the amount of daylight and moisture.
Precipitation: What are the levels of precipitation that this plant can survive in?
This fern needs moderate moisture, and is considered drought tolerant.
What are the air flow patterns that affect this plant, and what are the impacts of that air flow?
Soils of moderate moisture and a more neutral pH are preferred. This plant would not do well in water saturated soils. It requires cool, moist, well-drained soil in shade.
This plant can grow from 1 ½ feet to 3 feet.