Gymnocarpium dryopteris
Gymnocarpium dryopteris
Oak Fern
Delicate, 3-part low apple-green fronds spread by rhizomes to form small colonies in moist woods or humusy soil in shade. Native to the Pacific Northwest, Oak Fern is deciduous. WIll not tolerate heat. A "Great Plant Pick" for the Pacific Northwest (Perennial)
Bloom time Size Exposure
Rarely Blooms 6-12" tall x 12-24" wide Shade 
Hardiness Zone:2,3,4,5,6,7,8
zone map Cold Hardy to -50° to -40°F
Deer Resistant Deer ResistantFabulous Foliage Fabulous Foliage
Native to NorthWest Native to NorthWestNW Great Plant Pick NW Great Plant Pick
Tolerates moist soil Tolerates moist soil