False Solomon's Seal
Perennial rhizome, unbranched stems. Elliptical alternating leaves, 3-8". White flower cluster yields red berries.
Where Found Moist forests, meadows and clearings. Lowlands to subalpine. Often with other low shrubs.
Notes Good understory and transition zone plant. Nice texture and contrast. See also Star-Flowered False Solomon Seal.
Mid sized, evergreen, delicate looking fern. Erect, tapered frown to 2'. Center stems w/ spore cases.
Where Found Moist forest understory, often under alder and conifers.
Notes Beautiful understory plant, particularly good in shady and/or wet areas.
Small to mid sized evergreen fern. Beautiful and delicate. Palmate structure.
Where Found Moist forests, shaded and damp rock walls and around waterfalls. Low to mid elevations.
Notes Very attractive fern. Prefers shade and moister soils. Black stems and delicate green foliage.
Remarkable perennial with rhizome. Small white flower grow "inside-out." Attractive lobed leaves.
Where Found Moist, shady forests, often at edges and openings.
Notes Beautiful addition to naturescape. Good in understory and transition zones.