Ophioglossaceae - adder’s-tongue family
Species that grow without cultivation on Mount Desert Island

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

(updated 9 April 2017)

Ophioglossaceae - adder’s-tongue 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.
   Botrychium (1 species)
      Botrychium virginianum - rattlesnake-fern (rare1)
   Ophioglossum (1 species)
      Ophioglossum pusillum - northern adder’s-tongue (rare1)

Botrychium (rattlesnake-fern)
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Botrychium virginianum (rattlesnake-fern) - [information to be added]

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Ophioglossum (adder’s-tongue)
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Ophioglossum pusillum (northern adder’s-tongue) - [information to be added]

   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).