Pteridaceae - maidenhair fern 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 10 April 2017)

Pteridaceae - maidenhair fern family
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Mount Desert Island is home to 1 species in 1 genus. Click on a link below or scroll down for more information.
   Adiantum (1 species)
      Adiantum pedatum - northern maidenhair fern (uncommon1)

Adiantum (maidenhair fern)
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Adiantum pedatum (northern maidenhair 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).