Come! Ms. Dunlap will give two talks at the CNPS Conservation Conference Feb. 1-3 in LA!

One regarding a database of 3,700 nectar plants (& how to collect images to benefit pollinators), and the other regarding
a prototypical key incorporating a novel plant identification system that produced an order of magnitude improvement.

Blechnum spicant

Family: Blechnaceae

Common names: DEER FERN, HARD FERN

Native to: Asia, Europe, Japan, North America


Type: fern

Forms: erect, spreading

Max height: 0.65 feet

Max width: 0.65 feet





Exposure: part shade, shade

Propagates by: spore

Soil types: loam, well drained

USDA Zones: zone 5 to -20 f, zone 6 to -10 f, zone 7 to 0 f, zone 8 to +10 f, zone 9 to +20 f

Temp. range: -20 to +30 °F

Water: moist, regular