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Ferns of Northeastern U.S.

Ferns of Northeastern U.S.

Upload your photos of ferns, horsetails, quillworts, clubmosses and spikemosses. If possible, include photos of the whole plant and detail photos of fronds, spore-bearing structures and any other parts of the plant which will help in identification. Sign in to join mission

Ferns of Northeastern U.S.
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206 participants 177 spottings

To create a catalog of ferns and allied families found in New England and bordering states and areas of Canada. Although this mission is primarily to celebrate the variety of interesting members of these families, hopefully it will also serve as an aid to identifying these often confusing plants.

Ferns of Northeastern U.S.

Lat: 42.38 Long: -72.52

Recent Spottings

Ostrich fern mauna Kunzah 6 2 Ostrich fern
Rock polypody mauna Kunzah 4 1 Rock polypody
Maidenhair spleenwort mauna Kunzah 2 0 Maidenhair spleenwort
Netted chain fern mauna Kunzah 3 1 Netted chain fern
Ostrich fern mauna Kunzah 0 2 Ostrich fern
Sensitive Fern doreen.chambers.14 2 0 Sensitive Fern
Rusty Woodsia doreen.chambers.14 1 0 Rusty Woodsia
Blue Flag Iris (Wildflower) doreen.chambers.14 2 1 Blue Flag Iris (Wildflower)
Blue Ground-cedar ScottRasmussen 19 7 Blue Ground-cedar
Ostrich Fern (Fiddlehead) doreen.chambers.14 1 0 Ostrich Fern (Fiddlehead)
Rattlesnake fern Tom Meier 1 0 Rattlesnake fern
Resurrection Fern TeresaBurke 1 0 Resurrection Fern
Goldie's fern Tom Meier 1 0 Goldie's fern
Narrow-leaved spleenwort/glade fern Tom Meier 1 0 Narrow-leaved spleenwort/glade fern
Spotting Christine Y. 1 1 Spotting
Cinnamon Fern Greg Shchepanek 10 5 Cinnamon Fern
Bulblet fern Tom Meier 2 0 Bulblet fern
Ebony spleenwort NickO 2 2 Ebony spleenwort
Marsh Fern Greg Shchepanek 2 0 Marsh Fern
Cut-leaved Grape Fern ScottRasmussen 3 0 Cut-leaved Grape Fern
Christmas fern NickO 0 0 Christmas fern
Rabbit's foot fern kunzah 1 0 Rabbit's foot fern
Shining Clubmoss theham 1 0 Shining Clubmoss
Spotting DaneCole 1 1 Spotting
Northern Maidenhair Fern DaneCole 3 0 Northern Maidenhair Fern
Cinnamon Fern DaneCole 3 0 Cinnamon Fern
Wood fern kunzah 0 2 Wood fern
New York fern kunzah 0 4 New York fern
Common Fern (Bracken) jgorneau 1 3 Common Fern (Bracken)
Fern Heather E.L.Gerquest 1 0 Fern
Fern Noe and Pili 0 3 Fern
Oak Fern ScottRasmussen 1 0 Oak Fern
Polyploidy fern Travis Morse 0 2 Polyploidy fern
Bead fern kunzah 0 1 Bead fern
Christmas Fern DaneCole 1 0 Christmas Fern
Bracken Fern Kyle31 1 0 Bracken Fern
Shuttlecock Fern miss_megara 0 1 Shuttlecock Fern
Tree Clubmoss Greg Shchepanek 0 1 Tree Clubmoss
Maidenhair Fern DavidWehmeyer 0 0 Maidenhair Fern
Spotting RyanWarner 0 1 Spotting
Spotting MrJohn 0 0 Spotting
Christmas fern Tom Meier 1 0 Christmas fern
Aspelenium Ladyfern kylepostlethwait 0 3 Aspelenium Ladyfern
Spotting MarkGibson 0 1 Spotting
Spotting Gaelin and Alistair 0 0 Spotting
Ground Pine. flybeasley 1 0 Ground Pine.
Polypody (Appalachian) Tom Meier 0 1 Polypody (Appalachian)
Southern Ground-cedar flybeasley 1 3 Southern Ground-cedar
Spotting buddhistdad 0 2 Spotting
Cinnamon fern Tom Meier 1 0 Cinnamon fern

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