General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Fern
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 7a -17.8 °C (0 °F) to -15 °C (5 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10b
Plant Height: 1/2 inch
Plant Spread: 1-3 feet
Leaves: Good fall color
Unusual foliage color
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Bog gardening
Uses: Water gardens
Suitable as Annual
Dynamic Accumulator: Mn (Manganese)
Cu (Copper)

Common names
  • Pacific Mosquito Fern
  • Water Fern
  • Fairy Moss
  • Azolla
  • Moss Fern

Photo Gallery
Photo by sedumzz
Photo by sedumzz

Date: 1905
illustration by Ida Martin Clute from 'The fern allies of North A

Photo: David Arbour

Photo: David Arbour
Location: DISCLAIMER: This is an old photo from an old phone. I don't know why, but the photos look "deep fried". sorry about that.

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