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Less well known that other members of Drypoteris genus but should be regarded as just as toxic as its close relatives.
Professor Anthony Dayan, 2022

Geographical distribution

  • Northern America, Eastern Canada
  • Northern America, North-Central U.S.A.
  • Northern America, Northeastern U.S.A.
  • Northern America, Southeastern U.S.A.

Dryopteris goldieana (Hook. ex Goldie) A. Gray

Genus: Dryopteris
Species: goldieana (Hook. ex Goldie) A. Gray
Common names: Giant Wood Fern; Goldie's Shield Fern
Distribution summary: Northern America
Habit: Perennial
Hardiness: H5 - Hardy; cold winter
Garden status: Currently grown
Garden location: North America (A)
Reason for growing: Toxic

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