Ferns: Matteuccia struthiopteris
Botanical name: Matteuccia struthiopteris
Common name: Fern, Ostrich
description for "Ferns: Matteuccia struthiopteris"
Ostrich Fern is a cold-hardy native from the northern regions of North America. A big, bold fern. It spreads quickly by underground runners. Will thrive in most any exposure or soil, even moist; however, if grown in sun it must be fairly moist soil and in cooler regions. Sometimes classed in the genus Onoclea or Pteretis.