Photo of a bracken fern leaf against a background of forest-floor leaf litter

    Bracken

    Pteridium aquilinum
    Photo of an ebony spleenwort plant growing among moss and fallen leaves

    Ebony Spleenwort

    Asplenium platyneuron
    Photo of lowland brittle fern fronds and fiddleheads growing in woods

    Lowland Brittle Fern (Southern Fragile Fern)

    Cystopteris protrusa (formerly C. fragilis var. protrusa)
    Photo of smooth cliff brake showing leaves and leaflets

    Smooth Cliff Brake

    Pellaea glabella