Marginal Wood Fern,
Leather Wood Fern

Dryopteris marginalis
Family Polypodiaceae

* Fronds dark blue-green, with a leathery texture, broad but tapering rapidly toward the tip.
* Height: 1-2'.

Natural History:
* Habitat: Shady woodlands.
* Range: Throughout the United States.
* Native.

* An attractive fern for gardens or in containers!


Created by: Allaire Diamond and Jiasuey Hsu
Maintained by: Nick Rodenhouse
Created: July 31, 1998
Last Modified: November 21, 2008