Genus: Polypodium

polypody

The fern genus Polypodium contains two species that occur in New England, one (P. virginianum) developed through hybridization between the other (P. appalachianum) with another species that does not grow in our region (P. sibiricum). Reference: Haufler et al. (1993).

Family

Polypodiaceae (polypody family)

This Genus’s Species in New England:

Visit this genus in the Dichotomous Key