Dryopteris ludoviciana (Kunze) Small. Southern Woodfern. Phen: Jun-Sep. Hab: Blackwater swamp forests, hammocks. Dist: A Southeastern Coastal Plain species: e. NC south to s. FL, west to s. AL, s. MS (Sorrie & Leonard 1999), and e. LA; disjunct in the West Gulf Coastal Plain of LA and AR (Peck 2011), and possibly disjunct in sc. KY, the report old and somewhat uncertain.
Origin/Endemic status: Endemic
Syn: = Ar, ETx1, Fl1, FNA2, K1, K3, K4, RAB, Sf, TxFerns, WH3, Montgomery & Paulton (1981)