Ceratophyllaceae - hornwort family
Sole species that grows without cultivation on Mount Desert Island

compiled by the
Champlain Project - P. O. Box 55 - Bass Harbor, Maine  04653

(updated 23 August 2018)

Ceratophyllaceae - hornwort family
   Taxonomy: Worldwide there is 1 genus and 6 species in the Ceratophyllaceae. Two of those species are found in Maine.

Mount Desert Island is home to 1 species in 1 genus that grows without cultivation. Click on a link below or scroll down for more information.
   Ceratophyllum (1 species)
      Ceratophyllum echinatum - spineless hornwort (rare1)

Ceratophyllum (hornwort)
[information to be added]

Ceratophyllum echinatum (spineless hornwort) - [information to be added]

   1This frequency designation is from Mittelhauser, Glen H., Linda L. Gregory, Sally C. Rooney, and Jill E. Webber. 2010. The Plants of Acadia National Park. Orono, Maine: The University of Maine Press.