6588 thumb Ferns of North America

This guide shall serve as a base for those interested in the Pteridophyta division of plants! With any luck, this guide will help the reader understand and identify the ferns of North America.

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California Maidenhair Fern 1
Adiantum jordanii
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Jones' false cloak fern 2
Argyrochosma jonesii
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California lacefern 3
Aspidotis californica
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Carlotta Hall's lace fern 4
Aspidotis carlotta-halliae
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northern spleenwort 5
Asplenium septentrionale
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western spleenwort 6
Asplenium vespertinum
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serpentine fern 7
Aspidotis densa
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scaly cloak-fern 8
Astrolepis cochisensis
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Hard-fern 9
Blechnum spicant
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upswept moonwort 10
Botrychium ascendens
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scalloped moonwort 11
Botrychium crenulatum
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western goblin 3
Botrychium montanum
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Northwestern Moonwort 12
Botrychium pinnatum
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pumice moonwort 13
Botrychium pumicola
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Cleveland's Lipfern 14
Myriopteris clevelandii
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Cooper's Lip Fern 15
Myriopteris cooperae
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Coville's lip fern 16
Myriopteris covillei
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Fee's Lip Fern 17
Myriopteris gracilis
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lace lip fern 18
Myriopteris gracillima
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Coastal Lip Fern 3
Myriopteris intertexta
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Newberry's lip fern 19
Myriopteris newberryi
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Parry's lip fern 20
Myriopteris parryi
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viscid lip fern 21
Myriopteris viscida
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American parsley fern 22
Cryptogramma acrostichoides
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Cascade parsley fern 23
Cryptogramma cascadensis
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brittle bladderfern 24
Cystopteris fragilis
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Coastal Woodfern 25
Dryopteris arguta
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northern wood fern 26
Dryopteris expansa
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Male fern 27
Dryopteris filix-mas
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rough horsetail 28
Equisetum hyemale
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California Cloak-fern 29
Notholaena californica
California adder's-tongue
Ophioglossum californicum
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northern adder's-tongue 30
Ophioglossum pusillum
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Coffee Fern 18
Pellaea andromedifolia
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Sierra cliffbrake 31
Pellaea brachyptera
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Brewer's cliffbrake 32
Pellaea breweri
Bridges' cliffbrake
Pellaea bridgesii
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bird's foot cliffbrake 33
Pellaea mucronata
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spiny cliff-brake 29
Pellaea truncata
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Goldback Fern 11
Pentagramma triangularis
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American pillwort 3
Pilularia americana
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California Polypody 34
Polypodium californicum
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Nested Polypody 35
Polypodium calirhiza
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Licorice Fern 36
Polypodium glycyrrhiza
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western polypody 24
Polypodium hesperium
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Leathery Polypody 37
Polypodium scouleri
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Dudley's shield fern 38
Polystichum dudleyi
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Narrowleaf sword fern 31
Polystichum imbricans
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Kruckeberg's sword fern 39
Polystichum kruckebergii
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Lemmon's holly fern 40
Polystichum lemmonii
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Western Sword Fern 8
Polystichum munitum
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leathery grapefern 3
Sceptridium multifidum
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Nevada marsh fern 41
Thelypteris nevadensis
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Showy Maiden Fern 42
Thelypteris puberula
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Giant Chain Fern 43
Woodwardia fimbriata
Pendant Kihifern
Adenophorus periens
Pacific Lacefern
Ctenitis squamigera
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Molokai Twinsorus Fern 47
Diplazium molokaiense
Kauai Digit Fern
Doryopteris angelica
Villous Waterclover
Marsilea villosa
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hay-scented fern 47
Microlepia strigosa
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Skeleton fork fern 48
Psilotum nudum
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Amaumau Fern 49
Sadleria cyatheoides
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northern maidenhair fern 3
Adiantum pedatum
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lobed spleenwort 50
Asplenium pinnatifidum
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Bulblet Fern 51
Cystopteris bulbifera
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lowland brittle fern 52
Cystopteris protrusa
Tennessee bulblet fern
Cystopteris tennesseensis
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Goldie's wood fern 52
Dryopteris goldiana
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northern oak fern 53
Gymnocarpium dryopteris
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purple-stem cliffbrake 54
Pellaea atropurpurea
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netted chain fern 55
Woodwardia areolata
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Hart's-tongue Fern 4
Asplenium scolopendrium
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lady fern 56
Athyrium filix-femina
Laurentian bulblet fern
Cystopteris laurentiana
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Diplazium pycnocarpon 57
Homalosorus pycnocarpos
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spinulose wood fern 58
Dryopteris carthusiana
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marginal wood fern 59
Dryopteris marginalis
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field horsetail 60
Equisetum arvense
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Japanese Climbing Fern 62
Lygodium japonicum
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Climbing Maidenhair 63
Lygodium microphyllum
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monarch climbing fern 64
Lygodium venustum
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Hartford fern 65
Lygodium palmatum
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black maidenhair fern 66
Adiantum capillus-veneris
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Powdery Cloakfern 67
Argyrochosma dealbata
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Bradley's spleenwort 61
Asplenium bradleyi
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mountain spleenwort 3
Asplenium montanum
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ebony spleenwort 3
Asplenium platyneuron
Asplenium platyneuron var. bacculum-rubrum
Asplenium platyneuron bacculum-rubrum
Asplenium platyneuron var. platyneuron
Asplenium platyneuron platyneuron
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Black-stemmed Spleenwort 68
Asplenium resiliens
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walking fern 51
Asplenium rhizophyllum
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wall-rue 1
Asplenium ruta-muraria

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