Native Ferns & Fern Allies


“The earth has music for those who listen.” George Santayana


This Rattlesnake Fern (Botrychium virginianum), a variety of Grape Fern, is growing on a calcium-rich hillside at Distant Hill we call 'Rattlesnake Knoll'.
A Rattlesnake Fern (Botrychium virginianum), a variety of Grape Fern native to Distant Hill.

 

Below is a list of the Ferns and Fern Allies native to Distant Hill.  If a fern's name is in Green, touch or click on it to see a photo of the fern.

We hope to be adding more species of fern as we find and identify them.

 

NOTE(C) after a plants name designates a fern native to Distant Hill that can be found under cultivation in the ornamental gardens.

The Ferns and Allies Native to Distant Hill


Scientific Name

Common Name