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<h3>'''Botanical Name:''' ''Adiantum capillus-veneris''<br>
 
<h3>'''Botanical Name:''' ''Adiantum capillus-veneris''<br>
 
'''Common Name:''' Southern Maidenhair Fern</h3>
 
'''Common Name:''' Southern Maidenhair Fern</h3>
Beautiful creeping groundcover for moist shady areas. Has lush soft green leaves with accents of black. Recommended near waterfalls, seeps, springs or in containers.<br>
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:Beautiful creeping groundcover for moist shady areas. Has lush soft green leaves with accents of black. Recommended near waterfalls, seeps, springs or in containers.
  
 
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'''Plant Family:''' Pteridaceae
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:'''Plant Family:''' Pteridaceae
  
'''Plant Type:''' Fern
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:'''Plant Type:''' Fern
  
'''Height by Width:''' 1' H x 1' W
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:'''Height by Width:''' 1' H x 1' W
  
'''Growth Habit:''' Creeping, dense
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:'''Growth Habit:''' Creeping, dense
  
'''Deciduous/Evergreen:''' Evergreen
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:'''Deciduous/Evergreen:''' Evergreen
  
'''Growth Rate:''' Moderate
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:'''Growth Rate:''' Moderate
  
'''Sun Exposure:''' Shade
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:'''Sun Exposure:''' Shade
  
'''Soil Preference:''' Well-draining
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:'''Soil Preference:''' Well-draining
  
'''Water Requiremenets:''' Regular
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:'''Water Requirements:''' Regular
  
'''Cold Hardy to:''' 35 degrees F
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:'''Cold Hardy to:''' 35 degrees F
  
'''Flower Season:'''
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:'''Flower Season:'''  
  
'''Flower Color:'''
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:'''Flower Color:'''  
  
'''Endangered?''' Not listed
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:'''Endangered?:''' Not listed
  
'''Distribution:''' Widely scattered in cismontane Southern California
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:'''Distribution:''' Widely scattered in cismontane Southern California
  
'''Natural Habitat:''' Shaded rocky, moist banks, exposed rock out crops near seeps
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:'''Natural Habitat:''' Shaded rocky, moist banks, exposed rock out crops near seeps
  
'''Hummingbirds:''' FALSE<br>
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'''Birds:''' TRUE<br>
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'''Under Oaks:''' FALSE<br>
 
'''Butterflies:''' FALSE<br>
 
'''Clay:''' FALSE<br>
 
'''Aromatic:''' FALSE<br>
 
'''Slope/Erosion:''' FALSE<br>
 
'''Container:''' FALSE<br>
 
  
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:'''Care and Maintenance'''<br>
  
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'''Care and Maintenance'''<br>
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:'''History'''<br>
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'''History'''<br>
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:'''Other Names'''<br>
  
'''Other Names'''<br>
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:'''References'''<br>
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:* Bornstein, Carol, David Fross, and Bart O'Brien. ''California Native Plants for the Garden.'' Los Olivos, CA: Cachuma Press. 2005.
  
'''Links'''<br>
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:'''Links'''<br>

Latest revision as of 16:43, 19 August 2010

Maidenhair Fern
Maidenhair Fern
Maidenhair Fern

Botanical Name: Adiantum capillus-veneris
Common Name: Southern Maidenhair Fern

Beautiful creeping groundcover for moist shady areas. Has lush soft green leaves with accents of black. Recommended near waterfalls, seeps, springs or in containers.

Plant Family: Pteridaceae
Plant Type: Fern
Height by Width: 1' H x 1' W
Growth Habit: Creeping, dense
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Moderate
Sun Exposure: Shade
Soil Preference: Well-draining
Water Requirements: Regular
Cold Hardy to: 35 degrees F
Flower Season:
Flower Color:
Endangered?: Not listed
Distribution: Widely scattered in cismontane Southern California
Natural Habitat: Shaded rocky, moist banks, exposed rock out crops near seeps

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Care and Maintenance


History


Other Names
References
  • Bornstein, Carol, David Fross, and Bart O'Brien. California Native Plants for the Garden. Los Olivos, CA: Cachuma Press. 2005.
Links