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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Small
California Maidenhair Fern 1
Adiantum jordanii
12750210503 ab0d04337f m
Jones' false cloak fern 2
Argyrochosma jonesii
Small
California lacefern 3
Aspidotis californica
2524016552 4c13517dbd m
Carlotta Hall's lace fern 4
Aspidotis carlotta-halliae
2974559641 306aec510b m
northern spleenwort 5
Asplenium septentrionale
Small
western spleenwort 6
Asplenium vespertinum
Small
serpentine fern 7
Aspidotis densa
4472529644 f38639d5b0 m
scaly cloak-fern 8
Astrolepis cochisensis
2521039807 f1c516dbdf m
Hard-fern 9
Blechnum spicant
33629 orig
upswept moonwort 10
Botrychium ascendens
10089063946 d0c7a5a113 m
scalloped moonwort 11
Botrychium crenulatum
Small
western goblin 3
Botrychium montanum
Small
Northwestern Moonwort 12
Botrychium pinnatum
Small
pumice moonwort 13
Botrychium pumicola
Small
Cleveland's Lipfern 14
Myriopteris clevelandii
Small
Cooper's Lip Fern 15
Myriopteris cooperae
Small
Coville's lip fern 16
Myriopteris covillei
240px cheilanthes feei 4
Fee's Lip Fern 17
Myriopteris gracilis
7328816146 3c2a060b15 m
lace lip fern 18
Myriopteris gracillima
Small
Coastal Lip Fern 3
Myriopteris intertexta
Small
Newberry's lip fern 19
Myriopteris newberryi
Small
Parry's lip fern 20
Myriopteris parryi
Small
viscid lip fern 21
Myriopteris viscida
3643967305 05fdc61003 m
American parsley fern 22
Cryptogramma acrostichoides
20916 orig
Cascade parsley fern 23
Cryptogramma cascadensis
3600268544 f0b0c74145 m
brittle bladderfern 24
Cystopteris fragilis
4435048721 8caf664d16 m
Coastal Woodfern 25
Dryopteris arguta
Small
northern wood fern 26
Dryopteris expansa
5454185150 d6aff11cb6 m
Male fern 27
Dryopteris filix-mas
3564761527 e7ef92575f m
rough horsetail 28
Equisetum hyemale
02781 orig
California Cloak-fern 29
Notholaena californica
California adder's-tongue
Ophioglossum californicum
5098045734 25e7632a62 m
northern adder's-tongue 30
Ophioglossum pusillum
4128179043 9fb3e934b2 m
Coffee Fern 18
Pellaea andromedifolia
20541 orig
Sierra cliffbrake 31
Pellaea brachyptera
52280 orig
Brewer's cliffbrake 32
Pellaea breweri
Bridges' cliffbrake
Pellaea bridgesii
3983163459 ea436d3a30 m
bird's foot cliffbrake 33
Pellaea mucronata
80418 260 190
spiny cliff-brake 29
Pellaea truncata
Small
Goldback Fern 11
Pentagramma triangularis
Small
American pillwort 3
Pilularia americana
3230083580 3e1c999e53 m
California Polypody 34
Polypodium californicum
49614 orig
Nested Polypody 35
Polypodium calirhiza
Small
Licorice Fern 36
Polypodium glycyrrhiza
3816267196 bd996e987a m
western polypody 24
Polypodium hesperium
Small
Leathery Polypody 37
Polypodium scouleri
6860209763 14ce3d5193 m
Dudley's shield fern 38
Polystichum dudleyi
16680 260 190
Narrowleaf sword fern 31
Polystichum imbricans
85859 orig
Kruckeberg's sword fern 39
Polystichum kruckebergii
5066258404 cb780e24df m
Lemmon's holly fern 40
Polystichum lemmonii
4836221403 315bf9a902 m
Western Sword Fern 8
Polystichum munitum
Small
leathery grapefern 3
Sceptridium multifidum
5273278534 78a493ba48 m
Nevada marsh fern 41
Thelypteris nevadensis
Small
Showy Maiden Fern 42
Thelypteris puberula
2391338747 4aabceed01 m
Giant Chain Fern 43
Woodwardia fimbriata
Pendant Kihifern
Adenophorus periens
Pacific Lacefern
Ctenitis squamigera
24524487246 3cdd7ec87c m
Molokai Twinsorus Fern 47
Diplazium molokaiense
44649 260 190
Kauai Digit Fern 44
Doryopteris angelica
Villous Waterclover
Marsilea villosa
24485402104 c992d19c25 m
hay-scented fern 47
Microlepia strigosa
11466763706 2920f49f17 m
Skeleton fork fern 48
Psilotum nudum
Small
Amaumau Fern 49
Sadleria cyatheoides
Small
northern maidenhair fern 3
Adiantum pedatum
Small
lobed spleenwort 50
Asplenium pinnatifidum
Small
Bulblet Fern 51
Cystopteris bulbifera
17355047976 ff1315c242 m
lowland brittle fern 52
Cystopteris protrusa
Tennessee bulblet fern
Cystopteris tennesseensis
12019743235 37e799854e m
Goldie's wood fern 52
Dryopteris goldiana
Small
northern oak fern 53
Gymnocarpium dryopteris
Small
purple-stem cliffbrake 54
Pellaea atropurpurea
4115246895 d5beca6daa m
netted chain fern 55
Woodwardia areolata
2719776053 3d7ef91ef2 m
Hart's-tongue Fern 4
Asplenium scolopendrium
262106327 064b6644e9 m
lady fern 56
Athyrium filix-femina
Laurentian bulblet fern
Cystopteris laurentiana
4561554389 e40508355b m
Diplazium pycnocarpon 57
Homalosorus pycnocarpos
Small
spinulose wood fern 58
Dryopteris carthusiana
Small
marginal wood fern 59
Dryopteris marginalis
3275689448 842d61ba4e m
field horsetail 60
Equisetum arvense
2930671948 b6c91b5763 m
Japanese Climbing Fern 62
Lygodium japonicum
Small
Climbing Maidenhair 63
Lygodium microphyllum
Small
monarch climbing fern 64
Lygodium venustum
Small
Hartford fern 65
Lygodium palmatum
3912910978 bd644d81b7 m
black maidenhair fern 66
Adiantum capillus-veneris
Small
Powdery Cloakfern 67
Argyrochosma dealbata
240px asplenium bradleyi tuft
Bradley's spleenwort 61
Asplenium bradleyi
Small
mountain spleenwort 3
Asplenium montanum
Small
ebony spleenwort 3
Asplenium platyneuron
Asplenium platyneuron var. bacculum-rubrum
Asplenium platyneuron bacculum-rubrum
Asplenium platyneuron var. platyneuron
Asplenium platyneuron platyneuron
3445511633 bb30058478 m
Black-stemmed Spleenwort 68
Asplenium resiliens
Small
walking fern 51
Asplenium rhizophyllum
Small
wall-rue 1
Asplenium ruta-muraria

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