|We're not just losing single species here and there, we're losing entire assemblages of species and their habitats.|
|~Reed Noss ~|
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.