Category Archives: Ferns

Fern growing in snow- 02 Feb. 2017 Acadia National park

First lower pinnule is almost equal or a bit shorter than the second; but not very much. The texture looks like the ferns that I think are Dryopteris cristata , they are growing near our vernal pool at home. But this … Continue reading

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Dryopteris -Bar Harbor, 25 Sept 2016

Dryopteris cristata  growing in vernal pool site. Need confirmation of this since I have not seen one before. Note “louvered” pinnules on fertile frond.Also, fertile frond is taller than sterile frond. The sori are on the upper pinnules. Comments are … Continue reading

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Marsh Fern and Dragon Fly 27 Aug. 2016 Bar Harbor

Dragonfly on the Marsh Fern. I think it is Sympetrum but I’m not sure of the species.

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