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Clover Fern

Marsilea macropoda

Large-foot Pepperwort, Creeping Fern

About This Plant

Partial sun or shade. A delicate-looking, clover-like fern that forms spreading mats up to 8 inches tall. It makes an informal groundcover especially in poorly drained or moist situations. Expect it to die back during extreme cold or drought, but it swiftly rebounds.

Origins: U.S. gulf states; southeast and far South Texas.

Maintenance

None.

A clover-like groundcover that handles shade and poor drainage like a champ.

Min. Height: 4'

Max Height: 8 inches'

Min. Width: 1'

Max Width: 2 feet'

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