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Ferns

Colorado Fern Classification

 

 


Kingdom: Plantae — Plants

Subkingdom: Tracheobionta — Vascular Plants

Phylum: Pteridophyta — Ferns

 

 


Taxon              Latin Name                   Naming Authority                           Date Classified

 

 


Class          Equisetopsida

Order         Equisetales

Family           Equisetaceae

Genus               Equisetum                      Linnaeus

     Species        arvense                           Linnaeus                                                      1753

     Species        hyemale                          Linnaeus                                                     

     Species        laevigatum                     A. Braun                                                     

     Species        pratense                         Ehrh.                                                            1784

     Species        variegatum                     Schleich. ex F. Weber & D.M.H. Mohr       1842

Class          Filicopsida

Order         Hydropteridales

Family           Azollaceae

Genus               Azolla                             Lam.                                                            1783

     Species        mexicana                        Schlect. & Cham. ex K. Presl                       1830

Family           Marsileaceae

Genus               Marsilea                         Linnaeus                                                      1753

     Species        vestita                            Hook. & Grev.                                            1830

Order               Ophioglossales

Family           Ophioglossaceae

Genus               Botrychium                     Sw.                                                              1801

     Species        campestre                       W.H. Wagner & Farrar                                1986

     Species        echo                                W.H. Wagner                                              1983

     Species        hesperium                       (Maxon & Clausen)                                     1981

                                                               W.H. Wagner & Lellinger

     Species        lanceolatum                   (Gmel.) Angstr.                                            1854

     Species        lineare                            W.H. Wagner                                              1994

     Species        lunaria                            (L.) Sw.                                                       1802

     Species        minganense                    Victorin                                                        1927

     Species        multifidum                      (Gmel.) Trev.                                               1874

     Species        pallidum                         W.H. Wagner                                              1990

     Species        pinnatum                        St. John                                                       1929

     Species        simplex                           E. Hitchc.                                                     1823

     Species        virginianum                    (L.) Sw.                                                       1903

Order         Polypodiales

Family           Aspleniaceae              

Genus               Asplenium                      Linnaeus

     Species        adiantum-nigrum           Linnaeus

     Species        platyneuron                    (L.) B.S.P.

     Species        resiliens                          Kunze

     Species        septrionale                     (L.) Hoffman

     Species        trichomanes                   Linnaeus

     Species        trichomanes-ramosusm  Linnaeus

Family           Dennstaedtiaceae

Genus               Pteridium                       Gleditsch ex Scop.

     Species        aquilinum                       (L.) Kuhn

Family           Dryopteridaceae

Genus               Athyrium                        Roth

     Species        americanum                   (Butters) Maxon

     Species        filix-femina                     (L.) Roth

Genus               Cystopteris                     Bernh.

     Species        fragilis                            (L.) Bernh.

     Species        montana                         (Lam.) Bernh. Ex Desv.

     Species        reevesiana                      Lellinger

     Species        tenuis                              (Michx.) Desv.

     Species        utahensis                        Windham & Haufler

Genus               Dryopteris                      Adans.

     Species        expansa                          (K. Presl) Fraser-Jenkins & Jermy

     Species        filix-mas                         (L.) Schott

Genus               Gymnocarpium              Newman

     Species        disjunctum                     (Rupr.) Ching

     Species        dryopteris                       (L.) Newman

Genus               Onoclea                          Linnaeus

     Species        sensibilis                         Linnaeus

Genus               Polystichum                   Roth

     Species        lonchitis                          (L.) Roth

     Species        scopulinum                     (D.C. Eat.) Maxon

Genus               Woodsia                         R. Br.

     Species        neomexicana                  Windham

     Species        oregana                          D.C. Eat.

     Species        plummerae                     Lemmon

     Species        scopulina                        D.C. Eat.

Family           Polypodiaceae

Genus               Polypodium                    Linnaeus

     Species        hesperium                       Maxon

     Species        saximontanum               Windham

Family           Pteridaceae

Genus               Adiantum                       Linnaeus

     Species        aleuticum                       (Rupr.) Paris

     Species        capillis-veneris               Linnaeus

Genus               Argyrochosma                (Sm.) Windham

     Species        fendleri                           (Kunze) Windham

Genus               Cheilanthes                    Sw.

     Species        eatonii                            Baker

     Species        feei                                 T. Moore

     Species        fendleri                           Hook.

     Species        wootonii                         Maxon

Genus               Cryptogramma              R. Br.

     Species        acrostichoides                R. Br.

     Species        stelleri                            (Gmel.) Prantl

Genus               Notholaena                    R. Br.

     Species        standleyi                         Maxon

Genus               Pellaea                           Link

     Species        atropurpurea                  (L.) Link

     Species        breweri                           D.C. Eat.

     Species        glabella                          Mett. ex Kuhn

     Species        truncata                         Gooding

     Species        wrightiana                      Hook.

 

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