Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium

Dryopteridaceae: Fern

Plants reproduce by spores (without embryo or true flower). Leaves coiled lengthwise when young with pinnate or parallel veins. Sori on veins or at vein tips.
Flora of North America: Discussion, key to genera (opens new window)
Flower Formula:   Glossary

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Athyrium
lady fern
1 Photo of Athyrium Images   Information
Cystopteris
bladder fern, brittle fern
7 Photo of Cystopteris Images   Information
Deparia
silvery glade fern, silvery spleenwort
1 Photo of Deparia Images   Information
Diplazium
twin-sorus fern
1 Photo of Diplazium Images   Information
Dryopteris
shield fern, wood fern
15 Photo of Dryopteris Images   Information
Gymnocarpium
oak fern
4 Photo of Gymnocarpium Images   Information
Matteuccia
ostrich fern
1 Photo of Matteuccia Images   Information
Onoclea
sensitive fern
1 Photo of Onoclea Images   Information
Polystichum
Christmas fern, holly fern, sword fern
3 Photo of Polystichum Images   Information
Woodsia
cliff fern
4 Photo of Woodsia Images   Information


         
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