Scientific Name: Dryopteris expansa Form: Vase
Common Name:northwest wood fern, Buckler fern Texture:Medium - fine
Family Name:DryopteridaceaeHabit: Arching
Plant Type: Fern Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.2 - 0.4m x 0.6 - 1.0m
Origin: Hardiness Zone:Zone 4: (-34 to -29 C)
Leaves: Compound, Fern-like, Basal, Soft flexible, Tripinnate, Ovate
Flowers: n/a
Fruit: Sporangium (spores), Brown
Exposure: Filtered shade
Soil or Media:
Landscape Uses: Native planting
Key ID Features:Fronds green, lacy to 60 (-90) cm long, bipinnate at the base, pinnate toward the apex; sori alonge cental vain on the underside of the pinnae.