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NC Native Plant Society:
Plant Details

Polypodium appalachianum

Appalachian polypody

Scientific Name:

Polypodium appalachianum

Genus:

polypodium

Species Epithet:

appalachianum

Common Name:

Appalachian polypody

Plant Type

Fern/Clubmoss/Allies

Life Cycle

Perennial

Plant Family

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Size:

0-1 ft.

Light:

Less than 2 hours of sun per day

Soil Moisture:

Moist

Bloom Time:

June, July, August, September

Growing Area:

Mountains, Piedmont

Habitat Description:

moist rocks at low to high elevations, especially in ravines, on north-facing outcrops, and in other moist sites; uncommon.
June-October

Leaf Retention:

Deciduous

Leaf Type:

Fern Frond

Leaf Form:

Nothing Specified

Life Cycle:

Perennial

Wildlife Value:

No known wildlife value

Landscape Value:

Not Recommended for home landscapes

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record



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