Maidenhair fern: Pteridaceae Adiantum

Species in this genus:

Southern maidenhair fern (Adiantum capillus-veneris)

The southern maidenhair fern, Adiantum capillus-veneris, is found in moist areas. It's delicate beauty with fronds that look like miniature fans is distinctive. Tilford (1997) notes medicinal uses for a related species. Photographed at Oliver Lee State Park, 2 April 2006.

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