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Christmas Fern
Polystichum acrostienoides
-2-3 ft. tall
-requires partial to full shade
-prefers moist, well drained acidic soil
http://www.k12.de.us/warner/fern.jpg


Cinnamon Fern
Osmunda cinnamomea
-2-5 ft. tall
-prefers partial shade, can be in full sun if kept wet constantly
-prefer organic, moist, acidic soil
http://www.bergenswamp.org/images/cinnamon-fern.jpg


Ebony Spleenwort
Asplenium platyneuron
-grows 6-12 in. tall
-prefers partial sun to full shade
-prefers well drained, moist, loamy soils
http://www.nps.gov/plants/pubs/chesapeake/img/Ferns/Asplenium-playtneuron-RHW.jpg


Goldie's Fern
Dryopteris goldiana
-grows to 3-5 ft. in height
-prefers partial to full shade
-prefers moist, humus-rich soil
http://www.grownative.org/image/plantlib/DETA-247.jpg


Hayscented Fern
Dennstaedtia punctilobula
-grows to 15 in. tall
-prefers sun to partial shade
-prefers well drained, moist loamy soils
http://www.naturehills.com/Product_images/otherimages/hayscented_fern_2.jpg


Intermediate Shield Fern
Dryopteris intermedia
-1.5 to 3 ft. tall
-prefers shade
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Interrupted Fern
Osmunda claytoniana
-2-4 ft. tall
-prefers full to partial shade
-prefers rich, neutral to mildly acidic soils
http://www.uwgb.edu/biodiversity/herbarium/pteridophytes/osmcla_fetile-pinnae01.jpg


Lady Fern
Athyrium filix-femina
-2-3 ft. tall
-prefer partial to full shade
-prefer rich, moist, well drained, neutral to slighty acidic soil
http://www.rook.org/earl/bwca/nature/ferns/athyrium%20filix-femina-1sm.jpg


Leatherwood Fern
Dryopteris marginalis
-grows 1-2 ft. in height
-prefers partial sun to full shade
-prefers moist, loamy soils
http://www.greatlakeslandscaping.net/images/leatherwood_fern.gif


Maidenhair Fern
Adiantum pedatom
-grows 12-18 in. tall
-requires partial to full shade
-prefers moist, loose, humus-rich, well drained soils
http://www.southerntropicals.com/galleries/Ferns/images/Southern%20Maidenhair%20Fern%20%20capillus-veneris_jpg.jpg


New York Fern
Thelypteris noveboracensis
-1-2 ft. in height
-can be grown in shade or sun
-requires moist, humus-rich soils
http://www.nps.gov/plants/pubs/chesapeake/img/Ferns/Thelypteris-noveboracensis-.jpg


Ostrich Fern
Matleuccia struthiopteris
-grows 3-5 ft. in height
-prefers partial to full shade
-prefers moist, slighty acidic fertile soil, but will do well in loamy, clay soils
http://www.ontariowildflower.com/images/ostrichfern2.jpg


Royal Fern
Osmunda regalis
-grows to 2-5 ft.
-prefers sun to partial shade
-requires moist, humus rich soil
-blooms in late spring
http://www.uwgb.edu/biodiversity/herbarium/pteridophytes/osmreg_aspect01.jpg


Sensitive Fern
Onoclea sensibilus
-grows to 18-24 in.
-prefers shade but can grow in sun
-preferes moist, acidic soils, very soil tolerant
http://www.seemegarden.com/images/plants/onoclea_sensibilis.jpg


Spinulose Shield Fern
D. spinulosa
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http://www.borealforest.org/ferns/spinulose_wood_fern.jpg'


Walking Fern
Camptosorus rhizophyllus
-grows 6-12 in. tall
-requires light to full shade
-grows well on rocks
http://botit.botany.wisc.edu/images/veg/Cliffs_Dunes/Walking_fern_VK_c.low.jpg

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