Polypodium californicum ‘Sarah Lyman’

Lyman’s Fern

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1 Gallon

Lyman’s fern has unusual frilly fronds resulting from twisting of the lobes on the segments. It is a sterile mutant of polypody found growing near Calistoga in Napa County in 1897. The fronds die down in late summer and reappear shortly after. Good in a container or shaded rock garden.

Common name: Lyman’s Fern
Exposure: Partial shade
Water: Occasional water
Form: Deciduous fern
Height: 10 inches
Habitat: Rocky soil in mixed evergreen forest
Deer Resistant


Mike Luther

The Santa Cruz County California Native Plant Society dedicates the Spring 2021 Plant Sale in memory of Mike Luther, longtime plant propagation team leader extraordinaire. Many of the plants in this sale are the last Mike shepherded for our Chapter. Enjoy them with his good wishes. 

Mike working in our propagation area

Suncrest Nurseries

Santa Cruz County CNPS gratefully thanks Suncrest Nurseries for their continued hosting of our propagation endeavors. Suncrest generously provides nursery space and materials, allowing us to bring more of CA’s native flora to your gardens.

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