Adiantum pedatum Health effects and herbal facts
five-finger fern northern maidenhair pointerweed
Adiantum pedatum is a species of fern in the family Pteridaceae, native to moist forests in eastern North America.
Adiantum aleuticum was once considered a subspecies. Both A. pedatum and A. aleuticum have fronds distinctively bifurcated and with pinnae on only one side.
It grows 30–75 cm tall, and is deciduous.
Economic importance of Adiantum pedatum
- NORTHERN AMERICA
- Subarctic America: United States - Alaska
- Eastern Canada: Canada - New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Quebec
- Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, Indiana, Maine, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia
- North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Wisconsin
- Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia