5091 thumb Ferns of the National Forests in Alaska

"Ferns abound in Alaska's two national forests, the Chugach and the Tongass, which are situated on the southcentral and southeastern coast respectively. These forests contain myriad habitats where ferns thrive. Most showy are the ferns occupying the forest floor of temperate rainforest habitats. ...more ↓

Lanceleaf Moonwort
Botrychium lanceolatum lanceolatum
3818505878 0210c26dee m
rattlesnake fern 1
Botrypus virginianus
3681905766 1044064bac m
moonwort 2
Botrychium lunaria
3275689448 842d61ba4e m
field horsetail 3
Equisetum arvense
Small
Great Horsetail 4
Equisetum fluviatile
Small
leathery grapefern 5
Sceptridium multifidum
5688093147 8f9ebbb3f8 m
Wood Horsetail 6
Equisetum sylvaticum
Alaska Variegated Horsetail
Equisetum variegatum alaskanum
Wright's Filmy Fern
Hymenophyllum wrightii
9138564666 b243e35f02 m
Hairy brackenfern 7
Pteridium aquilinum pubescens
3643967305 05fdc61003 m
American parsley fern 8
Cryptogramma acrostichoides
Small
western maidenhair fern 9
Adiantum aleuticum
2273610894 8e58880f3d m
green spleenwort 10
Asplenium viride
4729678921 db137d0ee1 m
long beech fern 11
Phegopteris connectilis
8545306409 4ca221091b m
maidenhair spleenwort 12
Asplenium trichomanes trichomanes
2997074422 cb1f3b6a9e m
Western Ladyfern 13
Athyrium filix-femina cyclosorum
3600268544 f0b0c74145 m
brittle bladderfern 1
Cystopteris fragilis
Small
Pacific oak fern 14
Gymnocarpium disjunctum
5097440147 e3b6b9c9aa m
Rusty Woodsia 15
Woodsia ilvensis
2521039807 f1c516dbdf m
Deer Fern 16
Blechnum spicant
5939311703 15d8c1a550 m
ostrich fern 17
Matteuccia struthiopteris
8549028933 67bc06146b m
Braun's holly fern 12
Polystichum braunii
5098040390 92ac8d9a29 m
fragrant wood fern 15
Dryopteris fragrans
21576 260 190
Anderson's holly fern 18
Polystichum andersonii
Small
northern wood fern 19
Dryopteris expansa
8226167058 733cf01d41 m
Northern holly fern 20
Polystichum lonchitis
4836221403 315bf9a902 m
Western Sword Fern 21
Polystichum munitum
00118 260 190
Alaska holly fern 18
Polystichum setigerum
Small
Alaska moonwort 22
Botrychium alaskense
4840471969 38f187f40a m
Mingan moonwort 23
Botrychium minganense
33629 orig
upswept moonwort 24
Botrychium ascendens
Small
Licorice Fern 9
Polypodium glycyrrhiza
Small
western goblin 5
Botrychium montanum
Small
leathery grapefern 5
Sceptridium multifidum
Small
northwestern moonwort 22
Botrychium pinnatum
4841083036 4c90f8f0f6 m
little grapefern 23
Botrychium simplex
Spoon-leaf Moonwort
Botrychium spathulatum
moosewort
Botrychium tunux
06808 orig
giant moonwort 18
Botrychium yaaxudakeit
3189256898 38ede2f357 m
Western Scouring Rush 25
Equisetum hyemale affine
14454297761 d02bdd60e2 m
marsh horsetail 26
Equisetum palustre
2477896579 6937a61304 m
meadow horsetail 27
Equisetum pratense
240px equisetum scirpoides 001
dwarf horsetail 28
Equisetum scirpoides
3589552440 0ec8ea994b m
giant horsetail 29
Equisetum telmateia braunii
Variegated Horsetail
Equisetum variegatum variegatum
9138564666 b243e35f02 m
Hairy brackenfern 7
Pteridium aquilinum pubescens
3643967305 05fdc61003 m
American parsley fern 8
Cryptogramma acrostichoides
Small
Alaska parsley fern 30
Cryptogramma sitchensis
3600277906 99cee7e8da m
Steller's rock-brake 1
Cryptogramma stelleri
Small
Queen's veil mountain fern 30
Oreopteris quelpaertensis
Small
American Alpine Lady Fern 31
Athyrium distentifolium americanum
14659946195 52884b5d10 m
Mountain Bladder-fern 17
Cystopteris montana
Small
Pacific oak fern 14
Gymnocarpium disjunctum
Small
alpine woodsia 32
Woodsia alpina
3600268544 f0b0c74145 m
brittle bladderfern 1
Cystopteris fragilis
3782294019 ed5daff699 m
northern oak fern 33
Gymnocarpium dryopteris
Rocky Mountain Woodsia
Woodsia scopulina scopulina
smooth woodsia
Woodsia glabella
85859 orig
Kruckeberg's sword fern 18
Polystichum kruckebergii

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