Polystichum acrostichoides (Michx.) Schott
Habitat: Shaded slopes; moist and open woods; swamps
Color: Dark green foliage
Height: 12-30 in
Exposure: Light filtered sunlight to full shade
Soil Moisture: Moist to moderately dry
Soil Quality: Rich
Garden Uses: Excellent groundcover for shady areas; pots.
Notes: Scatter through a moist garden or mixed
border(forms an asymmetrical clump). Voles are
attracted to them as is the Asian Lily Leaf Beetle.
USDA Plants Profile http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=POAC4