Black Maidenhair Fern
Evergreen fern with bright green, fan-like leaves (fronds). Like all primitive ferns, the black maidenhair has no flowers or seeds. It reproduces by spores clustered in black spots at leaf margins.
Moist soil along shady river valleys and springs, including Wadi al-Seer and Petra.
Produces spores in summer.
Houseplant and garden fern.