Mystery Fern

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Date Photo Taken: july 2010
Location: Vinings, Atlanta, Ga
Posted By: micky


We have lived at our house 10 years. 3 years ago this fern showed up and is now showing up around the yard. They are very pretty, dainty, thin and tall.
what might they be and can they be transplanted and when. Thank you


  1. Kirk Unregistered says:

    Take a look at this site about Georgia Ferns.

    September 28th, 2011 at 12:04 pm
  2. Anna Unregistered says:

    So which of those ferns are mine? Micky

    September 29th, 2011 at 10:14 pm
  3. Jenny A Unregistered says:

    I believe that is a Bracken Fern and can be toxic to livestock.

    October 4th, 2011 at 12:04 am
  4. stone Unregistered says:

    I think it might be an autumn fern, the texture seems finer than the Christmas fern… it might also be a shield fern. Does it lose it’s foliage over the winter?
    I prefer to move ferns early in the Spring.

    Fern enthusiasts suggest autumn or spring.

    I prefer Spring transplanting, because that protects them from our other efforts in the garden…

    There’s nothing worse than digging up a recently moved dormant plant, when we’re trying to get our new catalog purchased acquisitions in the ground.

    October 19th, 2011 at 2:38 pm
  5. Anna Unregistered says:

    thanks, I know it is not an autumn fern as it goes dormant. They just pop up everywhere. Each location is not related to where the other fern is.

    October 20th, 2011 at 12:37 pm

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