Photograph Description and comments
Dryopteris carthusiana

9/06/2010 Dryopteris carthusiana 9 inches tall. Clump 15 inches wide, measured at frond tips capturing maximum width of plant. Several older fronds appear sunburnt, brown and yellowed. Fern smaller than spring measurement. B34.

Fern survived F1 Tornado without damage (21 June 2010), however it became exposed to much higher light conditions due to canopy reduction.

Dryopteris carthusiana

6/05/2010 Dryopteris carthusiana 10 inches tall. Clump 12 inches wide, measured at frond tips capturing maximum width of plant. B34.


Photograph Description and comments
Dryopteris carthusiana pinnae (top view, fertile).
Dryopteris carthusiana pinnae (underside view, fertile).
Dryopteris carthusiana pinnae (closeup of sori).
Dryopteris carthusiana pinnae (underside view, sterile).
Dryopteris carthusiana pinnae (closeup, sterile).
Dryopteris carthusiana overview of frond.


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