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Found in: Coastal forests from Alaska to California.
Grows to: 5 feet tall during wet years, 1 foot tall in drought years. Evergreen.
Why this fern? A mature plant can produce up to 100 dark green fronds, which creates a woodsy feeling all year.
Sunset climate zones: A3; 2–9, 14–24