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Lady Fern (Athyrium filix-femina)
Photo By AJC - 'Fenland' England
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Deciduous, densely clumping, perennial fern, 600 - 900mm (24"-36" tall) with delicate lacy fronds.
Divide clumps every few years in the spring.
Division Polypodiophyta, the True Ferns
Genus Athyrium, the Lady Ferns
Athyrium (from the Greek, a, "without", (thureos), "shield"
filix-femina, (Latin) = "fern-feminine"