Polypodium scouleri

  • Polypodium scouleri  leathery polypody
leathery polypody

This evergreen fern, common in coastal forests from British Columbia to Southern California, grows 6 inches tall with 7 inch fronds. Found on trees and rocks in the wild it's a slow grower, excellent for containers or old tree stumps. Grow in sun near the coast,  shade anywhere with average to no water. Bay Area native.