Osmunda Claytoniana, or more commonly know as Interrupted Fern, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) with dark green foliage and brown flowers of the genus Osmunda. It has a moderate growth rate and a height of 4 feet at maturity. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. It's active growth period is spring summer fall, blooms during mid summer and is tolerant of shade. Osmunda Claytoniana or Interrupted Fern's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Vermont and Wisconsin.
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