Botrychium biternatum

southern grape-fern

Ophioglossaceae

Synonyms:  Botrychium dissectum


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Plant Specifics

Form: fern
Life Span: annual
Size: Height: .8 to 1 ft    Width: .3 to .8 ft
Flower Color: flower color      green
Fruit Color: fruit color      green,NA
Phenology: winter dormant
Noted for: Interesting foliage

Landscaping

Recommended Uses: Treasure this tidy fern if you have it in your landscape.
Considerations: Dies back during the summer.
Availability: Friends
Light: light requirement   light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
moisture_bar
Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Clay, loam
Soil pH Range: 6.1 to 6.5

Ecology

Native Habitats: pine flatwoods

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range

USDA Zones:

Map is based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in:
   8A,8B,9A,9B,10A