Thelypteris Noveboracensis, or more commonly know as New York Fern, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) with yellow-green foliage and brown flowers of the genus Thelypteris. It has a moderate growth rate and a height of 1.5 feet at maturity. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. It's active growth period is spring, blooms during summer and is tolerant of shade. Thelypteris Noveboracensis or New York Fern's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Mississippi, North Carolina, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and Vermont.
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