Ferns

leather fern Elliott Key
Leather fern at Elliott Key.

NPS image by Matt Johnson

The following ferns are documented in the park. They are sorted alphabetically by common name. The list is not exhaustive. Sightings of species not on this list may be submitted 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

Last updated: February 28, 2017

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