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Plant Details

Asplenium rhizophyllum

Walking Fern

Scientific Name:

Asplenium rhizophyllum

Common Name:

Walking Fern

Plant Family

Native/Alien:

Native

Type:

Fern

Size in Feet:

.25

Light:

Shade

Soil Moisture:

Mesic(*)

Bloom Area:

Mountains, Piedmont

State Rank:

S3 - 21-100 Extant Populations - Rare or uncommon in NC (*)

Global Rank:

G5 - 1000+ Extant Populations - Demonstrably secure in the world (*)

Notes:

The long, lance-shaped leaves of the Walking Fern bend over and form roots for another plant, causing it to "walk".

Plant

Usually on moss covered limestone boulders or rock crevices

image

New River State Park

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record

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