PHOTOGRAPHS OF FERNS AND FERN ALLIES OF THE OZARKS AND THE INTERIOR HIGHLANDS

By Paul L. Redfearn, Jr.

Adiantum capillus-veneris L., southern maidenhair fern,  Venus' hair fern, Adiantaceae

Adiantum pedatum L. var. pedatum, Photo 1, Photo 2, northern maidenhair fern, Adiantaceae

Argyrochosma dealbata (Pursh) Windham, powdery cloak fern, Adiantaceae

Asplenium bradleyi D.C. Eaton, Bradley's spleenwort, Aspleniaceae

Asplenium pinnatifidum Nutt., lobed spleenwort, Aspleniaceae

Asplenium platyneuron (L.) Britton,  Sterns & Pogg., ebony spleenwort, Aspleniaceae

Asplenium rhizophyllum L., Photo 1, Photo 2, walking fern, Aspleniaceae

Asplenium ruta-muraria var. crytolepis (Fern.) Wherry, wall-rue, Aspleniaceae

Asplenium trichomanes L., maidenhair splenwort, Aspleniaceae  

Athyrium felix-femina (L.) Roth., lady fern, Photo 1, Photo 2, Dryopteridaceae

Athyrium filix-femina var. asplenioides (Michaux) Farw., southern lady fern, Dryopeteridaceae

Athyrium pycnocarpon (Spreng.) Tidestrom, narrow-leaved glade fern,  narrow-leaved spleenwort, Dryopeteridaceae

Azolla mexicana C. Prsel., mosquito fern,  water velvet, Salviniaceae

Boytychium biternatum (Savigny) Underw., sparce-lobed grape fern, Ophioglossaceae                           

Botrychium virginianum (L.) Swartz, rattlesnake fern, Ophioglossaceae

Cheilanthes feei T. Moore, slender lip fern, Adiantaceae

Cystopteris bulbifera (L.) Bernh., bulblet fern,  bladder fern, Dryopeteridaceae

Cystopteris protrusa (Weath.) Blasdell, lowland brittle fern,  southern fragile fern, Dryopeteridaceae

Cystopteris tennesseensis Shaver, Tennessee bladder fern, Dryopeteridaceae

Dennstaedtia punctilobula (Michaux) Moore, hay-scented fern, Dennstaedtiaceae

Dryopteris carthusiana (Vill.) H.P. Fuchs, spinulose wood fern, Dryopteridaceae  

Dryopteris leedsii (Dryopteris celsa x D. marginalis), Dryopteridaceae

Dryopteris marginalis (L.) A. Gray, Photo 1, Photo 2, marginal shield fern, Dryopteridaceae

Equisetum hyemale L., Photo 1Photo 3, winter scouring rush, Equisetaceae

Huperzia lucidula (Michaux) Trevisan, Photo 1, Photo 2, shinning club moss, Lycopodiaceae

Isoetes butleri Engelm., Photo 1, Photo 2, Butler's quillwort, Isoetaceae

Lycopodium dendroideum Michaux, round-branched ground pine, Lycopodiaceae

Lycopodium tristachyum Pursh, ground-cedar, Lycopodiaceae

Onoclea sensibilis L., sensitive fern, Dryopeteridaceae

Ophioglossum engelmanii Prantl, Engelmann's adder's tongue, Ophioglossaceae

Osmunda cinnamomea L., cinnamon fern, Osmundaceae

Osmunda regalis var. spectabilis (Willd.) A. Gray, Photo 1, Photo 2, royal fern, Osmundaceae

Pellaea atropurpurea (L.) Link, purple cliff brake, Adiantaceae

Pellaea glabella Mett. ex Kuhn, smooth cliff brake, Adiantaceae  

Phegopteris hexagonoptera (Michx.) Fee, broad beech fern, Thelpteridaceae

Polypodium virginianum L., common polypody, Polypodiaceae

Polystichum acrostichoides (Michaux) Schott, Photo 1, Photo 2, Christmas fern, Dryopeteridaceae

Pteridium aquilinum var. latiusculum (Desv.) Underw., brachen, Dennstaedtiaceae

Selaginella apoda (L.) Fern., meadow spikemoss, Selaginellaceae

Selaginella rupestris (L.) Spring, rock spikemoss, Selaginellaceae

Trichomones boschanum, filmy fern, Hymenophyllaceae

Trichomones petersii, filmy fern, Hymenophyllaceae  

Woodsia obtusa (Spreng.) Torr. ssp. obtusa, Photo 1, Photo 2, blunt-lobed woodsia, blunt-lobed cliff fern, Dryopteridaceae

Woodwardia areolata (L.) Moore, Photo 1, Photo 2, Photo 3,  netted chain fern, Blechnaceae

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