- Fern with climbing, twining fronds growing to 90 feet long;
- Spores on undersides of fronds.
- South Central Florida
Reasons it should be removed:
- Forms mats that can reach a thickness of 4 feet, stopping all other plant growth;
- Overtakes trees and structures;
- In fires, burning clumps of fern float away, spreading fire far and wide.
Method of removal:
- Manual removal of plant;
- Follow up visits are necessary to assure removal.
Content updated Date June 18, 2004