Campyloneurum phyllitidis

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Long Strap Fern


Plant Specifics

Size:2-3 ft
Life Span:Long-lived perennial
Flower Color:NA
Fruit Color:NA
Phenology:Winter dormant
Noted for:Interesting foliage


Recommended Uses:Specimen plant in moist shade gardens. Grow it on downed logs, lower trunks of cypress, or on rock. Needs to be in a moist, humid environment.
Propagation:Division, spores.
Availability:Specialty providers
Light: Part Shade,  Shade
Moisture Tolerance:
always floodedextremely dry
 (Stays Wet ----- to ----- Somewhat moist, no flooding)
Moisture Tolerance: Stays Wet ----- to ----- Somewhat moist, no flooding
Salt Water Flooding Tolerance:Not salt tolerant of inundation by salty or brackish water.
Salt Spray/ Salty Soil Tolerance:Low/no tolerance of salty wind or direct salt spray
Soil or other substrate:Epiphytic (growing on trees), Organic material (muck), Lime rock
Soil pH:Calcareous (high pH)


Native Habitats:Hammocks. Epiphytic on trees, and also occurs on fallen logs and on rocks.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range in Florida
USDA Zones

Suitable to grow in:
10A 10B 9A 9B 

USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures


General Comments:Citrus County specimen does not come up in the FLAS database search, so the County is not included on our map.