Elliott Key Harbor and Campground Closed
Winds, surge and tides associated with Hurricane Sandy caused considerable damage to docks & boardwalk at Elliott Key. The harbor and campground are closed until further notice. University Dock remains open for day use only. More »
The following ferns have been documented in the park. They have been sorted alphabetically by common name. The list is not exhaustive, and documented sightings of species not on this list are welcome. Submit your sightings to the webmaster.
Aspidium fern, Thelypterus kunthii
Boston fern, Nephrolepis cordifolia
Boston swordfern, Nephrolepis exaltata
Browne's blechum, Blechum pyramidatum
Clinging snakefern, Microgramma heterophylla
Fern, Blechnum brownei
Fishtail swordfern, Nephrolepis falcata
Giant leather fern, Acrostichum danaeifolium
Golden leather fern, Acrostichum aureum
Inland Leather Fern, Acrostichum danaeifolium
Resurrection Fern, Pleopeltis polypodioides
Ribbon fern, Paltonium lanceolatum
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