Ferns and Horsetails

Common and Scientific name Details Photos

Rough Horsetail or Scouring rush

Equisetum hyemale

One station known and one of the only stands of horsetail in the piedmont, where creek exits the woods at West market street. horsetails horsetail 2

Royal fern

Osmunda regalis

Only one known by creek near Renyolds and Grogan Halls. May be escaped from cultivation. royal fern  

Christmas fern

Polystichum acrostichoides

Most common fern in the park, usually near water. christmas fern xmas fern 2