Crinkle Leaf Sword Fern is a species of fern native to western North America from British Columbia to southern California. Gardeners use it to create borders and shady areas, as well as ground cover and backdrop for flowering plants. Even though this plant is whimsical in care, it remains a popular houseplant and pleases its owners with an elegant appearance.
Crinkle Leaf Sword Fern differs from other ferns in the shape of the leaves. They are green, narrow, and resemble a sword, and the height of the plant reaches 32 inches (80cm). In nature, these ferns are common in forests, near water, and on disturbed landscapes, including scree and roadsides. Various types of butterflies feed on their juice and leaves. Crinkle Leaf Sword Fern does not bloom but reproduces by spores.