Common Ferns of CREW

These ferns are found throughout the CREW hiking trails. Habitat dictates which ferns may be found at any given location. You may join “the CREW” and support their educational programs at www.CREWTrust.org.

This chart is the work product of G.Luther.                               v.2015

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Bracken Fern ( Pteridium aquilinum var. caudatum)    Shoestring Fern (Vittaria lineata)

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Giant Leather Fern ( Acronstichum danaeiflolium), top (l) and bottom (r)

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Giant Sword Fern (Nephrolepis biserrata), top (l) and bottom (r)

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Long Strap Fern (Campyloneurum phyllitidis), top (l) and bottom (r)

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Resurrection Fern (Pleopeltis polypodioides), hydrated (l) and dry (r)

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Southern Shield Fern (Thelypteris kinthii), top (l) and bottom (r)

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Swamp Fern (Blechnum serrulantum), top (l) and bottom (r)

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Sword Fern (Nephrolepis exaltata), top (l) and bottom (r)