Long Strap Fern (Campyloneurum phyllitidis)

Common names:
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Botanical names:
Campyloneurum phyllitidisAccepted
Polypodium phyllitidisSynonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit:Fern
Life cycle:Perennial
Sun Requirements:Partial or Dappled Shade
Minimum cold hardiness:Zone 9a -6.7 °C (20 °F) to -3.9 °C (25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone:Zone 10a
Plant Height:2 feet
Plant Spread:2 feet
Leaves:Evergreen
Underground structures:Rhizome
Resistances:Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods:Division
Miscellaneous:Epiphytic

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Posted by DogsNDaylilies (SE Michigan - Zone 6a) on Aug 12, 2017 2:31 PM

My local botanical garden had this displayed with a label that gave the common name as "Ribbon Fern". (To confirm, the official name was listed as "polypodium phyllitidis".)

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