Soil: Mesic (Medium)
Sun: Full Sun – Part Sun
Height: 3-5 feet
Suggested Uses: Bracken Fern is useful for woodland restoration projects or mass planting on infertile soils. Aggressive in small gardens, plant in larger areas.
Native Range: Native throughout much of the U.S. except for the Great Plains. Native to the woodlands of Minnesota.
Wildlife Value: Provides shelter for small organisms.
Leaves: Cut twice. Leaves grow from the top of a vertical stem, usually starting 1ft above the ground. Leaves may be parallel to the ground.
More information: USDA plant profile