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Athyrium niponicum var. pictum (Japanese Painted Fern), fern, frond


Identifier
3.79979
Format
digital color photograph 
Digitization Status
Born digital
Type
Photographic image
Date created
2005 – 2012
Description
Athyrium niponicum var. pictum (Japanese Painted Fern), rhizomatous deciduous fern with an arching habit that typically grows to 18” tall, features a slowly spreading clump of triangular, variegated fronds to 20” long, fronds are a soft grayish-green with an overlay of silvery hues accented by contrasting dark maroon midribs, silvering is best for several weeks in the spring with fronds becoming greener as hot temperatures arrive