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Marsh Fern

Thelypteris palustris

Also known as

Eastern Marsh Fern

Thelypteris palustris 02 by Agnieszka Kwiecień, Nova (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Partial Shade
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

9a

USDA zone

-7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1m

Max

70cm

50cm

Min

20cm

Flowering

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A photo of Marsh Fern

Marsh Fern Overview

Thelypteris palustris is a deciduous fern species in the Thelypteridaceae family. Commonly known by the names Marsh Fern or Eastern Marsh Fern after its preference for growing in marshy environments. This species is found across temperate Eurasia and it is also found growing naturally in Morocco.

How to propagate Marsh Fern

Division

Division in spring.

Special features of Marsh Fern

Attractive leaves