Southern Ladyfern Athyrium asplenioides (Michaux) Desvaux    Synonyms: Asplenium filix-foemina, Athyrium asplenioides, Athyrium filix-femina ssp. asplenioides, Southern Lady Fern.
Kingdom Plantae   >   Division Pteridophyta   >   Class Polypodiopsida   >   Order Polypodiales   >   Family Athyriaceae   >   Genus Athyrium   

Description:

To differentiate between Maryland's two ladyfern species, look at the blade of the fern. If the fern is widest towards the middle, it is Northern Ladyfern. If it is widest at the base, it is Southern Ladyfern.

There are 48 records in the project database.

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Southern Ladyfern in Caroline Co., Maryland (10/6/2019). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Southern Ladyfern in Caroline Co., Maryland (10/6/2019). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Southern Ladyfern in Caroline Co., Maryland (10/6/2019). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Southern Ladyfern in Baltimore Co., Maryland (4/25/2020). (c) Dwight Johnson, all rights reserved. Photo by Dwight Johnson. (MBP list)

Southern Ladyfern in Baltimore Co., Maryland (4/25/2020). (c) Dwight Johnson, all rights reserved. Photo by Dwight Johnson. (MBP list)

Southern Ladyfern in Montgomery Co., Maryland (5/13/2020). (c) Katya Tregub, all rights reserved. Photo by Katya Tregub-Emrick. (MBP list)

Southern Ladyfern in Baltimore Co., Maryland (5/1/2020). (c) Dwight Johnson, all rights reserved. Photo by Dwight Johnson. (MBP list)

Southern Ladyfern in Montgomery Co., Maryland (5/13/2020). (c) Katya Tregub, all rights reserved. Photo by Katya Tregub-Emrick. (MBP list)

Southern Ladyfern in Calvert Co., Maryland (7/21/2020). (c) shmondo, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by shmondo via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Southern Ladyfern in Montgomery Co., Maryland (5/13/2020). (c) Katya Tregub, all rights reserved. Photo by Katya Tregub-Emrick. (MBP list)

Southern Ladyfern in Baltimore Co., Maryland (10/19/2020). (c) Dwight Johnson, all rights reserved. Photo by Dwight Johnson. (MBP list)


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