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Pentagramma triangularis - Gold Back Fern

Pentagramma triangularis, or Gold Back Fern will grow in sun or shade. It often grows with its roots tucked under a rock. Pentagramma triangularis grows 4-6" tall. The Gold Back Fern is drought tolerant and will go Summer dormant when conditions are too dire. Cold conditions are not likely to be an issue either Pentagramma triangularis grows well above the snow line.

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Pentagramma triangularis, Gold Back Fern