Lastreopsis microsora – This fern has been used for years as bedding plant in southern California, the creeping rhizome is moderately slow-growing and easy to control. Given some protection and a rich damp soil in shade the Lace Fern proves hardy and spreads.
Grows under medium light in normal well-drained fern soil.
This terrestrial fern spreads widely. It has soft, bright green, hairy lacy fronds, .It is found in rainforests and eucalypt forests, near creeks and on the gently-sloping sides of gullies.
Rhizome is long-creeping, clothed with brown scales; fronds erect, widely spaced along the rhizome. Soft, pale green, finely divided, like lace. Members of this genus can be recognized by the two ridges on the upper surface of the main rachis, just grooves, hence the common name.
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