Flora of Vermont              
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  Scientific Name Parents Common Name
  Huperziaceae
   Huperzia appressa Mountain Firmoss
   Huperzia x buttersii Huperzia lucidula x H. selago
   Huperzia lucidula Shining Firmoss
   Huperzia x protoporophila Huperzia appressa x H. lucidula
   Huperzia selago Northern Firmoss
  Lycopodiaceae
   Dendrolycopodium dendroideum Prickly Tree Clubmoss
   Dendrolycopodium hickeyi Hickey's Tree Clubmoss
   Dendrolycopodium obscurum Flat-branched Tree Clubmoss
   Diphasiastrum complanatum Northern Ground Cedar
   Diphasiastrum digitatum Southern Ground Cedar
   Diphasiastrum x habereri Diphasiastrum digitatum x D. tristachyum
   Diphasiastrum x sabinifolium Diphasiastrum sitchense x D. tristachyum
   Diphasiastrum tristachyum Blue Ground Cedar
   Diphasiastrum x verecundum Diphasiastrum complanatum x D. digitatum
   Diphasiastrum x zelleri Diphasiastrum complanatum x D. tristachyum
   Lycopodiella appressa Appressed Bog Clubmoss
   Lycopodiella inundata Northern Bog Clubmoss
   Lycopodiella x gilmanii Lycopodiella appressa x L. inundata Gilman's Bog Clubmoss
   Lycopodium clavatum Staghorn Clubmoss
   Lycopodium lagopus One-cone Clubmoss
   Spinulum annotinum Stiff Clubmoss
   Spinulum canadense Canadian Clubmoss
  Iso√ętaceae
   Isoëtes x dodgei Isoëtes echinospora x I. riparia
   Isoëtes x eatonii Isoëtes echinospora x I. engelmannii
   Isoëtes echinospora Spiny-spored Quillwort
   Isoëtes engelmannii Engelmann's Quillwort
   Isoëtes lacustris Lake Quillwort
   Isoëtes riparia Shore Quillwort
   Isoëtes tuckermanii Tuckerman's Quillwort
   Isoëtes viridimontana Green Mountain Quillwort
  Selaginellaceae
   Selaginella apoda Meadow Spikemoss
   Selaginella rupestris Rock Spikemoss
  Equisetaceae
   Equisetum arvense Field Horsetail
   Equisetum fluviatile Water Horsetail
   Equisetum hyemale ssp. affine Common Scouringrush
   Equisetum x litorale Equisetum arvense x E. fluviatile Shore Horsetail
   Equisetum x mackaii Equisetum hyemale x E. variegatum
   Equisetum palustre Marsh Horsetail
   Equisetum pratense Meadow Horsetail
   Equisetum scirpoides Dwarf Scouringrush
   Equisetum sylvaticum Woodland Horsetail
   Equisetum variegatum ssp. variegatum Variegated Scouringrush
  Ophioglossaceae
   Botrychium angustisegmentum Pointed Moonwort
   Botrychium ascendens Upswept Moonwort
   Botrychium campestre Prairie Moonwort
   Botrychium matricariifolium Daisyleaf Moonwort
   Botrychium minganense Mingan Moonwort
   Botrychium simplex Least Moonwort
   Botrychium spathulatum Spathulate Moonwort
   Botrychium tenebrosum Mischievous Moonwort
   Botrypus virginianus Rattlesnake Fern
   Ophioglossum pusillum Northern Adder's Tongue
   Sceptridium dissectum Dissected Grapefern
   Sceptridium multifidum Leathery Grapefern
   Sceptridium oneidense Blunt-lobed Grapefern
   Sceptridium rugulosum St. Lawrence Grapefern
  Osmundaceae
   Claytosmunda claytoniana Interrupted Fern
   Osmunda regalis var. spectabilis Royal Fern
   Osmundastrum cinnamomeum Cinnamon Fern
  Hymenophyllaceae
   Crepidomanes intricatum Weft Fern
  Lygodiaceae
   Lygodium palmatum Climbing Fern
  Pteridaceae
   Adiantum aleuticum Western Maidenhair
   Adiantum pedatum Northern Maidenhair
   Adiantum viridimontanum Green Mountain Maidenhair
   Cryptogramma stelleri Slender Parsleyfern
   Pellaea atropurpurea Purple Cliffbrake
   Pellaea glabella ssp. glabella Smooth Cliffbrake
  Dennstaedtiaceae
   Dennstaedtia punctilobula Hay-scented Fern
   Pteridium aquilinum ssp. latiusculum Bracken
  Cystopteridaceae
   Cystopteris bulbifera Bulblet Bladderfern
   Cystopteris fragilis Fragile Fern
   Cystopteris x (not named) Cystopteris fragilis x C. tenuis
   Cystopteris laurentiana Laurentian Bladderfern
   Cystopteris tenuis Mackay's Bladderfern
   Gymnocarpium x brittonianum Gymnocarpium disjunctum x G. dryopteris
   Gymnocarpium dryopteris Oakfern
   Gymnocarpium jessoense Nahanni Oakfern
  Diplaziopsidaceae
   Homalosorus pycnocarpon Glade-fern
  Aspleniaceae
   Asplenium x clermontae Asplenium ruta-muraria x A. trichomanes Miss Woolson's Spleenwort
   Asplenium x ebenoides Asplenium platyneuron x A. rhizophyllum Scott's Spleenwort
   Asplenium montanum Mountain Spleenwort
   Asplenium platyneuron Ebony Spleenwort
   Asplenium rhizophyllum Walking Fern
   Asplenium ruta-muraria Wall Rue
   Asplenium trichomanes ssp. quadrivalens Maidenhair Spleenwort
   Asplenium trichomanes nssp. lusaticum Maidenhair Spleenwort
   Asplenium trichomanes ssp. trichomanes Maidenhair Spleenwort
   Asplenium viride Green Spleenwort
  Woodsiaceae
   Woodsia alpina Alpine Woodsia
   Woodsia glabella Smooth Woodsia
   Woodsia x gracilis Woodsia alpina x W. ilvensis
   Woodsia ilvensis Rusty Woodsia
   Woodsia obtusa Blunt-lobed Woodsia
  Onocleaceae
   Matteuccia struthiopteris ssp. pensylvanica Ostrich Fern
   Onoclea sensibilis Sensitive Fern
  Blechnaceae
   Anchistea virginica Virginia Chainfern
  Athyriaceae
   Athyrium angustum Northern Ladyfern
   Deparia acrostichoides Silvery Gladefern
  Thelypteridaceae
   Parathelypteris noveboracensis New York Fern
   Parathelypteris simulata Massachusetts Fern
   Phegopteris connectilis Long Beechfern
   Phegopteris hexagonoptera Broad Beechfern
   Thelypteris palustris var. pubescens Marsh Fern
  Dryopteridaceae
   Dryopteris x benedictii Dryopteris carthusiana x D. clintoniana
   Dryopteris x boottii Dryopteris cristata x D. intermedia Boott's Fern
   Dryopteris x burgessii Dryopteris clintoniana x D. marginalis
   Dryopteris campyloptera Mountain Woodfern
   Dryopteris carthusiana Toothed Woodfern
   Dryopteris clintoniana Clinton's Woodfern
   Dryopteris x (not named) Dryopteris clintoniana x D. cristata
   Dryopteris x correllii Dryopteris carthusiana x D. goldiana
   Dryopteris cristata Crested Woodfern
   Dryopteris x dowellii Dryopteria clintoniana x D. intermedia
   Dryopteris filix-mas ssp. brittonii Male Fern
   Dryopteris fragrans Fragrant Woodfern
   Dryopteris goldiana Goldie's Woodfern
   Dryopteris x (not named) Dryopteris goldiana x D. intermedia
   Dryopteris intermedia Fancy Woodfern
   Dryopteris x (not named) Dryopteris intermedia x D. marginalis
   Dryopteris marginalis Marginal Woodfern
   Dryopteris x mickelii Dryopteris clintoniana x D. goldiana
   Dryopteris x montgomeryi Dryopteris filix-mas x D. marginalis The Vermont Fern
   Dryopteris x neowherryi Dryopteris goldiana x D. marginalis
   Dryopteris x pittsfordensis Dryopteris carthusiana x D. marginalis
   Dryopteris x slossoniae Dryopteris cristata x D. marginalis
   Dryopteris x triploidea Dryopteris carthusiana x D. intermedia
   Dryopteris x uliginosa Dryopteris carthusiana x D, cristata
   Polystichum acrostichoides Christmas Fern
   Polystichum braunii Braun's Hollyfern
   Polystichum x potteri Polystichum acrostichoides x P. braunii
  Polypodiaceae
   Polypodium appalachianum Appalachian Polypody
   Polypodium x incognitum Polypodium appalachianum x P. virginianum
   Polypodium virginianum Rock Polypody