Ferns and Allies List

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Broad Beech Fern

Common Name

Broad Beech Fern

Scientific Name

Phegopteris hexagonoptera

Where Seen

South Forest Loop Road

Christmas Fern

Polystichum acrostichoides

Along many trails

Climbing Fern Leaf

Lygodium palmatum

South Forest Loop Road


Asplenium platyneuron

Along many trails

Ground Pine Leaves

Lycopodium obscurum

Off the Arboretum Trails

Rattlesnake Fern

Botrychium virginianum

Lost Chestnut Trail

Resurrection Fern

Pleopeltis polypodiodes

Cemetery Ridge Trail

Adderstongue Fern

Ophioglossum vulgatum

South Forest Loop Road

Walking Fern

Asplenium rhizophyllum

Old Kerr Hollow Road