Thelypteridaceae - marsh 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 10 April 2017)

Thelypteridaceae - marsh fern family
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Mount Desert Island is home to 3 species in 3 genera. Click on a link below or scroll down for more information.
   Parathelypteris (1 species)
      Parathelypteris noveboracensis - New York fern (common1)
   Phegopteris (1 species)
      Phegopteris connectilis - long beech fern (occasional)
   Thelypteris (1 species)
      Thelypteris palustris - marsh fern (occasional)

Parathelypteris ([?] fern)
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Parathelypteris noveboracensis (New York fern) - [information to be added]

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Phegopteris (beech fern)
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Phegopteris connectilis (long beech fern) - [information to be added]
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Thelypteris (marsh fern)
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Thelypteris palustris (marsh fern) - [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).