20 - 30 cm
partial shade - shade
fairly moist, fertile, humus rich
worldwide, including Iceland
Cystopteris is a genus of 18 similar species in the family Athyriaceae with a global distribution. One species is native to Iceland and common in all regions of the country.
A small fern native to Iceland, common in all regions. It often grows in cliff crevices, where water trickles down.