Dryopteris goldiana

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Dryopteris goldiana
Dryopteris goldiana.jpg
Conservation status

Apparently Secure (NatureServe)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Pteridophyta
Class: Pteridopsida
Order: Polypodiales
Family: Dryopteridaceae
Genus: Dryopteris
Species: D. goldiana

Dryopteris goldiana or Goldie's wood fern is a fern native to the Northeastern United States and adjacent areas of Canada.[1]

It can grow larger than any other native North American Dryopteris species. Specimens are known with fronds six feet (1.8 meters) tall.

It is one of the parents of the hybrids Dryopteris celsa and Dryopteris clintoniana.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Dryopteris goldiana". Flora of North America. 

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