Promoting the Use of Native Plant Species in the Home Landscape

Marginal Wood Fern

Plant Leaf

Full Plant

Plant Berry/Flower

Latin Name: Dryopteris marginalis

Flower Description:

Non Flowering

FamilyWood Fern
Season BloomNon flowering
HabitatHardwood forest, wooded slopes, stream banks. Partners well with Wild Ginger and Pennsylvania in a textured shade garden.
CyclePerennials
Height1'-3.5'
Leaf DescriptionEvergreen bluish-green, lance shaped
Soil Type Wet
Light Source Partial Shade
LocationWoodland