Blechum spicant Deer Fern

  • Blechum spicant,  Deer Fern
  • Blechum spicant,  Deer Fern
  • Plant type
    • Fern
  • Native or non-native
    • Native
  • Sun & shade levels
    • Part Shade
    • Shade
  • Soil conditions
    • Some Moisture
    • Moist & Well-Drained
    • Wet
  • Upland/wetland ratings
    • FAC-Found in wetland and upland
  • Yearly Height, Width
    • 4-8 in., 6-12 in.
  • Ten Year Height, Width
    • 18 in., 1-2 ft.
  • Matured Height, Width
    • 18 in., 1.5-2.5 ft.
 

A delicate looking fern often used in floral arrangements. It grows 1 to 3 feet tall. Common in our moist conifer forests. Very attractive. Good in rain gardens if there is some shade. Can be found along seeps in the shade.

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