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We are in upstate New York and this fern is growing on many dead or downed trees. We live in the Boston area can we bring a plant back with us? And what fern is it?

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Answered on August 14, 2017


Thank you for sending us your gardening question. Although the foliage resembles a fern, this plant is not a fern, but a yarrow. Fortunately, it is not listed on the list of prohibited plants for your area, so you should be able to take some of it home with you.

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