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Tried and True Native Plant Selections
for the Mid-Atlantic
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Polystichum acrostichoides (Christmas Fern)
Christmas Fern is a forever plant, a lifetime fern with beautiful leathery lance-shaped fronds growing in arching, circular clusters from the crown. The common name is derived from its evergreen nature and from the shape of its pinnae which suggest Christmas stockings. This native is common throughout the Mid-Atlantic Region.
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Tried and True Native Plant Fact Sheets