Photograph Description and comments
Onoclea sensibilis

8/04/2004 Onoclea sensibilis is an agressive fern that has become a weed in our yard. Once established, the fern spreads out via underground runners to produce new off shoots. One plants fills in 3 ft x 3 ft section in 5 years. In wet areas, it expands more rapidly. We removed it from our small trail beds where its aggressive nature smothered out neighboring plants. We use it along border areas to stabilize slopes. Attractive plant, but it does not play well with others. Autumn fronds turn yellow color.


Photograph Description and comments
Onoclea sensibiliss pinnae (top view, sterile).
Onoclea sensibilis pinnae (underside view, sterile).
Onoclea sensibilis pinnae (closeup, sterile).
Onoclea sensibilis Frond (overview).


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