Side-By-Side Comparisons Fern Relatives Help Acknowledgments Bibliography

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There are a number of ways to search through the information in this site

Search the ferns by genus, size of the plant, growth form (how they grow from the ground), leaf shape, and stalk characteristics (whether the stalks are smooth, scaly, or hairy).

There are also side-by-side comparisons in this site in order to help you differentiate between some similar looking ferns.

There are two fern relatives (clubmosses and horsetails) included in this site and you can search through them by clicking on the Fern Relatives link.

See any unfamiliar vocabulary words? Check out the glossary, which can be accessed from the home page