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Asplenium platyneuron

Ebony-spleenwort

Description:

A fern that grows loamy to sandy uplands in slightly acidic to alkaline soils. The ferns have two types of fronds, sterile and fertile. Sterile fronds grow significantly shorter than fertile fronds. The spores mature in early to mid summer.

Plant Overview:

Plant Family:Aspleniaceae
Plant Type:Ferns
Plant Duration:Perennial
Fruit Timing:Spores mature early June to late July
Global and State Rank:G5, SNR
Commercially available landscape plant?No
Soil Characteristics:
Soil Type:Loam, Sandy
Soil Moisture:Moist
Soil pH:Slightly Acidic, Neutral, Slightly Alkaline, Alkaline
Soil pH:6.1 to 8.5
Light Needs:
Opitmal Light:Partial shade
Light Range:Partial Shade
Water Needs of Plant:
Soil Moisture:Moist

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