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FOR 218: Biology and Control of Japanese Climbing Fern (Lygodium japonicum)

Figure 2. Japanese climbing fern is distinguished by its feathery, light green fronds, with triangular, compound leaf branches (pinnae) and lobed, stalked leaflets (pinnules) on wiry, twining, stems (rachises), often orange to brown in color. (Photo: Ted Bodner, Bugwood)