Rhizome erect with the fronds clustered at the tip. Fronds mostly over 1 m long, upright, elliptic to lanceolate in outline. Blades divided twice, mostly more than 50 cm long. Ultimate segments mostly pointed. Stalks with large, reddish-brown scales at the base.
Will tolerate cool conditions.
Canada, N America, Mexico.
Fronds more or less upright; budding plantlets not produced.
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.