Dryopteris goldiana (Hook.) A. Gray
Common Name: GOLDIE'S WOODFERN
Coefficient of Conservatism: 10
Coefficient of Wetness: 0
Wetness Index: FAC
Physiognomy: Nt Fern

Rich, moist deciduous forests, often around the margins of seeps and springs, at the base of slopes, and along smaller streams.

This is our largest and most striking Dryopteris. The young fronds typically show faint yellow-green highlights on the outer edges of the frond.

Locations

Alger County
Allegan County
Alpena County
Antrim County
Barry County
Berrien County
Calhoun County
Cass County
Charlevoix County
Cheboygan County
Delta County
Eaton County
Emmet County
Gogebic County
Gratiot County
Hillsdale County
Houghton County
Ingham County
Ionia County
Iron County
Jackson County
Kalamazoo County
Kent County
Lapeer County
Leelanau County
Mackinac County
Macomb County
Manistee County
Marquette County
Montmorency County
Oakland County
Ontonagon County
Ottawa County
Saginaw County
St. Clair County
Van Buren County
Washtenaw County
Wayne County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. December 16, 2017. http://michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=1186.