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Asplenium trichomanes
Common Name: Maidenhair Spleenwort Family: Aspleniaceae (The Spleenwort Family)

Maidenhair spleenwort (Asplenium trichomanes) is a darling little native fern that looks delicate but it is actually incredibly tough. It has pure black stipes and bright green, oval shaped pinnae forming short fronds 4-8 inches long from a central rosette or clump of rosettes. It loves to grow in dry shade including in rock crevices, in stone walls, and between rocks as well as in normal garden situations with good drainage. Photo: Wikipedia.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Miscellaneous - Circumboreal

Native Habitat:
Dry to mesic rocks from low elevations to mountain habitats.

ClassEvergreen Primary Bloom Colour
TypePerennial Secondary Bloom Colour
Height4-8" Bloom Time
Spread4-8" FragranceNo
Light Exposure Foliage ColourGreen
Soil Moisture Stem ColourBlack
Hardiness5-8 BerriesNo
BC NativeYes

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