Rhizome creeping to erect. Sterile and fertile fronds different. Fronds mostly in clusters. Segments numerous, set close together, blunt or pointed at the tip. Sterile fronds linear-lanceolate in outline, less than 5 cm wide. Fertile fronds to c. 40 cm long, narrowly-linear in outline.
Will tolerate cool conditions.
Europe, N Asia.
Sterile fronds less than 5 cm broad, narrowly lanceolate in outline with numerous segments.
Source: (1995). Blechnaceae. In: . Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 1, Ferns, conifers & their allies. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.