Matteuccia struthiopteris subsp. pensylvanica
Ostrich Fern

 Plant Type:
 Hardiness:
 Deciduous / Evergreen:
 Foliage:
Green
 Ultimate Height:
6 2 feet
 Ultimate Spread:
3 feet
 Soil:
average, medium to wet soils
 Diagnostic Characteristics:
The subspecies pensylvanica differs from the striaight species by a dark stripe in the scales.

Additional Information

The Ostritch fern is native to North America, Europe, and northern Asia. They usually stay around 2 to 3 feet tall, but could reach 6 feet under the correct conditions. The frons arise in mid-summer and persist through the winter.

3 Matteuccia struthiopteris subsp. pensylvanica found

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Number Accession ID Location
12017_00401*AHCR
22017_00397*AHCR
32017_00359*AHCR

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