Native Plant Database

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Narrow-leaved Glade Fern

Diplazium pyncocarpum
Plant Type: Ferns
Native Environment:
Season of Interest: Mid (May - June), Late (July - frost)
Main Color: Green
Fall Color:
Hardy From Zone: 4
Hardy To Zone: 8

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Hardiness Zones

Midwest map of zones 5 (north), 6, and 7 (south)

as defined by the USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map; (hardiness zones are not recorded for all Grow Native! plants)
Sun Exposure 
Full Sun, Medium Sun/Average Shade
Soil
Moisture
Moderate, High
Nature Attracting
Wildlife Benefit
Animal
Resistance
Size

Height:

1 to
2
feet

Spread:

2 to
3
feet
Size
Height: 1 to
2
feet
Spread: 2 to
3
feet
Size
Height: 1 to
2
feet
Spread: 2 to
3
feet
Typical Landscape Use
Useful fern to plant in wet places.
Establishment and Care Instructions
Naturally grows in moist open woods, moist meadows and swamps with neutral or slightly alkaline soils. Can grow in sun if provided with constant moisture.
Special Features
Special Usage
Basic Description

A graceful fern for wet areas, forms a clump of fronds which may creep slowly, not a vigorous grower. The fronds are 12″-28″ long and 3-10″ wide with green stems that are smooth or sparsely hairy, dark, and slightly scaly at their base.

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