Botrychium biternatum

southern grape-fern


Synonyms:  Botrychium dissectum

Use this link to get more info about this plant from the USF Institute for Systematic Botany

Plant Specifics

Form: fern
Life Span: annual
Size: Height: .8 to 1 ft    Width: .3 to .8 ft
Flower Color: flower color      green
Fruit Color: fruit color      green,NA
Phenology: winter dormant
Noted for: Interesting foliage


Recommended Uses: Treasure this tidy fern if you have it in your landscape.
Considerations: Dies back during the summer.
Availability: Friends
Light: light requirement   light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Clay, loam
Soil pH Range: 6.1 to 6.5


Native Habitats: pine flatwoods

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range in Florida

USDA Zones:

USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in: