Ferns, indoors

PSS 121 Indoor Plants

Dr. Leonard Perry
Dept. Plant and Soil Science, 208 Hills
University of Vermont

Names are linked to plant descriptions,  indicate photos (about 50K),  indicate latin name pronunciations.

 Plants are picked as best/most popular or seen in Northeast U.S. Selection will vary with region of the country. These plants will be included in the lecture exams and should be used for landscape plans. Names will not have to be memorized unless also covered in labs. Specific species or cultivars shown in photos are in ( ).

Ferns, indoor  
Asparagus Ferns (Sprenger, Lace) Asparagus densiflorus and setaceus
Bird's Nest Fern Asplenium nidis 
Foot Ferns  Davallia species 
Boston Fern Nephrolepis exaltata
Staghorn Fern  Platycerium bifurcatum
Brake and Table Ferns Pteris species

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