USDA Symbol: ASTR2
USDA Native Status:
From the Image Gallery
No images of this plant
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Fern
Leaf Retention: Evergreen
Size Class: 0-1 ft.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Not Applicable
Bloom Notes: Not a flowering plant. Reproduces by spores.
DistributionUSA: AK , AL , AR , AZ , CA , CO , CT , DC , DE , FL , GA , HI , ID , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , MS , MT , NC , NH , NJ , NM , NY , OH , OK , OR , PA , RI , SC , SD , TN , TX , UT , VA , VT , WA , WI , WV , WY
Canada: BC , NB , NL , NS , ON
Native Distribution: Que. to s.e. Man., locally s. to VA, uplands of GA & AL, OK & TX; also s. Alt. & B.C., interruptedly s. to CO, AZ & CA
Native Habitat: Woodland, Rocky Bluff
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Sun , Shade
Soil Moisture: Moist
Soil Description: Moist humus among limestone rocks.
Conditions Comments: Requires little special care, although it may benefit by protection from winter and early spring winds.
PropagationDescription: Propagation is by rootstock division.
Seed Collection: Not Available
Seed Treatment: Not Available
Commercially Avail: yes
From the National Organizations DirectoryAccording to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:
Natural Biodiversity - Johnstown, PA
Mt. Cuba Center - Hockessin, DE
Recommended Species Lists
Find native plant species by state. Each list contains commercially available species suitable for gardens and planned landscapes. Once you have selected a collection, you can browse the collection or search within it using the combination search.View Recommended Species page
Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Asplenium trichomanes in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Asplenium trichomanes in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Asplenium trichomanes
MetadataRecord Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff