Dennstaedtiaceae - bracken fern family
Species that grow without cultivation on Mount Desert Island

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

(updated 7 April 2017)

Dennstaedtiaceae - bracken fern family
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Mount Desert Island is home to 2 species in 2 genera. Click on a link below or scroll down for more information.
   Dennstaedtia (1 species)
      Dennstaedtia punctilobula - eastern hay-scented fern (common1)
   Pteridium (1 species)
      Pteridium aquilinum - bracken fern (common1)

Dennstaedtia (hay-scented fern)
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Dennstaedtia punctilobula (eastern hay-scented fern) - [information to be added]
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Pteridium (bracken fern)
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Pteridium aquilinum (bracken fern) - [information to be added]

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   1Frequency designations are from the book The Plants of Acadia National Park by Glen H. Mittelhauser, Linda L. Gregory, Sally C. Rooney, and Jill E. Weber (2010, University of Maine Press, ISBN 978-0-89101-120-0).