Thursday, May 16, 2019

Front page and Index

Polypodium cambricum found on Lancelot Clark Storth (CWT)

Index to Fern Species (24 species)

Asplenium adiantum-nigrum (Black Spleenwort)

Asplenium ceterach (Rusty Back Fern)

Asplenium trichomanes (Maidenhair Spleenwort)

Asplenium viride (Green Spleenwort)

Blechnum spicant (Hard Fern)

Cystopteris fragilis (Brittle Bladder Fern)

Dryopteris dilatata (Broad Buckler Fern)

Dryopteris affinis (Scaly Male Fern)

Dryopteris submontana (Rigid Buckler Fern)

Gymnocarpium robertianum (Limestone Fern or Limestone Polypody)

Ophioglossum vulgatum (Adder's tongue)

Phegopteris connectilis (Beech Fern)

Polypodium cambricum (Southern Polypody)

Shows photos of: early day Croziers, Views of all three specimens (1, 2 and 3) eg: 1 population down grike and the other two populations are both on top of a boulders, one in canopied woodland whilst the other out in the open. Also showing a photo of spent ferns from May.

Polypodium interjectum (Intermediate Polypody)

Polypodium vulgare (Common Polypody)

Polystitchum aculeatum (Hard Shield Fern)

Polystitchum lonchitis (Holly Fern)

Shows photos and known history of both Holly Fern No.1 and Holly Fern No.2 - Also a short article on how the Fern was re-discovered almost 60 years later. Also a link to watch the BBC News item on the finding of the Holly Fern. 

Polystitchum x illyricum (Holly Fern/Hard Shield Fern hybrid)

To the best of my knowledge we have not yet discovered the rare 'illyricum' hybrid on Hutton Roof, although there is every possibility we might one day, so I have put some details and photos on the site to describe the rarity in the event.

Polystitchum setiferum (Soft Shield Fern)

Pteridium aquillinum (Bracken or Brake)