Throwback Thelypteris Thursday: Hottentot or Willdenow’s Fern

Pictured above is hottentot fern (Thelypteris interrupta), a native fern that grows along the mesic (moist) hammock loop trail at the Oslo Riverfront Conservation Area (ORCA). Its fronds are usually 3 - 4' long and grow from an underground rhizome…

Throwback Thursday: Ferns of ORCA

Florida has been called the "land of flowers". Even more properly could it be called the "land of ferns". John Kunkel Small, 1931,¬†Ferns of Florida In 2000 not long after the Herb Kale Nature Trail at the Oslo Riverfront Conservation…