|We shall never understand the natural environment until we see it as a living organism. Today you can murder land for private profit. You can leave the corpse for all to see and nobody calls the cops.|
|~Paul Brooks ~|
Photo: Mike Habeck.
Sensitive Fern has a strong preference for wet ground and grows readily in moist garden soils. However, it has a tendency to spread rapidly. The "sensitive" in its name is a reference to its susceptibility to frost, after which the fronds shrivel and turn brown.