Dryopteris goldieana (Hooker ex Goldie) A. Gray. Goldie's Woodfern. Phen: Jun-Sep. Hab: Boulderfield forests, rich cove forests, seepage swamps, especially over calcareous sedimentary or mafic metamorphic or igneous rocks. Dist: NB west to s. ON and MN, south to nw. SC, n. GA, TN, KY, AR (Peck 2011), IL, and IA.
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Syn: = K4; = Dryopteris goldiana – Ar, C, F, FNA2, GrPl, Il, K1, K3, Mo1, NE, NY, Pa, RAB, Sf, Tn, Va, W, WV, Montgomery & Paulton (1981); = Dryopteris goldiana ssp. goldiana – G