URL LINKS

 

American Fern Society

http://amerfernsoc.org

Large multi-featured site hosts a spore exchange.

British Pteridological Society

www.nhm.ac.uk/hosted_sites/bps

 

Connecticut Botanical Society

www.ct-botanical-society.org/ferns/

 Photographs and descriptions of Connecticut's 40 most common ferns. Also table of ID characteristics.

DiversityOfLife

www.plantsystematics.org

 

Fancy Fronds Nursery

www.fancyfronds.com

Online database, pictures of many of the hardy ferns they sell. Also hardiness zone map.
Located in Washington State.

Subscribe to FERNET

mailto: majordomo@hort.net website: http://www.hort.net/lists/ferns
Send command: SUBSCRIBE FERNS (or subscribe ferns-digest)

Listserver about ferns; scientific, horticultural, etc. Some great conversations and information; hardly any spam.

FERN RESOURCE HUB (sdfs)

www.sdfern.com

(Most comprehensive U.S. site on ferns, operated by the San Diego Fern Society.) Unavailable February 2011 & December 2012; closed for reconstruction.

Flora of North America

http://www.efloras.org/volume_page.aspx?volume_id=1002&flora_id=1

This 1993 reference book, of which the fern section is complete, is entirely online.
It attempts to provide a consensus nomenclature.

Found in the Fells

www.foundinthefells.com

Bryan Hamlin's discussion of the botany of the Middlesex Fells Reservation in Massachusetts north of Boston, including details of the just-completed and just-published thorough flora of the area.

Grow Native Massachusetts

www.grownativemass.org

Organization dedicated to the preservation and horticulture of native plants.

Arthur Haines' website includes Flora Novae Angliae

www.arthurhaines.com

Extensive web presence including many excellent photographs. Not only pteridophytes.

Hardy Fern Foundation

www.hardyferns.org

Hardy Fern Library

www.hardyfernlibrary.com

Tom Stuart's large and very well organized site includes data and photographs of most of our ferns.

Mike Rosenthal's Fern Site

http://www.msrosenthal.com/Ferns/index.htm

Many beautiful photographs

Natural History of the Northwoods

http://www.rook.org/earl/bwca/nature/index.html

 

New England Botanical Club

www.rhodora.org

Monthly meetings at Harvard during academic year. Collection of New England plants at Harvard's herbaria. Publish Rhodora.

New England Wild Flower Society

newenglandWILD.org

The large Garden In The Woods has >50 fern species. (Admission $6) Plants and books for sale.
The Society sponsors many classes and field trips, and also biodiversity conservation.

Newton MA Conservators pteridophyte table

http://www.newtonconservators.org/masterlist/ferns.pdf

Results of several years of surveying the parks and open spaces of Newton

Ray Angelo's County Atlas

neatlas.org

Maps with dots show which counties in New England have recorded each species & hybrid.

Rhode Island Ferns

http://among-ri-wildflowers.org/RI_Ferns1.html

Kathy Barton has laid out photographs and information for all the ferns extant in Rhode Island, with some ID notes from me.

Erika Sonder's "Portable Herbarium"

www.portableherbarium.com

Beautiful color photoreproductions of herbarium sheets of ferns and other plants, for sale. (See Equisetum sylvaticum)

Herb Wagner's FNA Article on Ferns

click here

Long authoritative well-written article from the Flora of North America vol. 2, Ch. 12. about the pteridophytes of the U.S. and Canada.

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