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Ebony Spleenwort,
Asplenium platyneuron

The following 5 species of Ferns (Pteridophyta) have been positively identified at Hilton Pond Center for Piedmont Natural History. (Photos and/or other information are available by clicking on underlined common names below.)

Family numbers below are after Manual of the Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles & Bell, UNC Press 1968).

6. OPHIOGLOSSACEAE (Adder's-Tongue Family)
(2 species)

11. ASPIDIACEAE (Woodfern Family)
(1 species)

12. BLECHNACEAE (Chain-Fern Family)
(1 species)

13. ASPLENIACEAE (Spleenwort Family)
(1 species)

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