Unidentifiable plant - Knowledgebase Question

St. Peters, Mi
Question by catalinablon
June 19, 2009
I bought a plant from a Home Depot that no one is able to identify. It grows like a fern with leaves that radiate from the center and unfurl as they grow, but they are single, large, stiff leaves with random lobing. I haven't had it long enough to see if it flowers or has spore cases. The internet and identification guides don't have anything. I can send a picture if you need it. Thanks!


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Answer from NGA
June 19, 2009

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Sight unseen, I'm offering an educated guess - Bird's-nest fern (Asplenium nidus). Its growth habit is just as you describe. Do a web search and compare a photo with your plant.

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