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A field guide to ferns and their related families, northeastern and central North America : with a section on species also found in the British Isles and western Europe

Author: Boughton Cobb
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, ©1963.
Series: Peterson field guide series, 10.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [2nd ed.]View all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Boughton Cobb
ISBN: 0395075602 9780395075609 0395194318 9780395194317
OCLC Number: 37114713
Notes: Title on half title page: A field guide to the ferns and their related families of northeastern and central North America.
Description: xviii, 281 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Contents: Genealogical Tree: The Four Families; The Twenty-four Genera --
Genus Dryopteris: Fragrant Cliff Fern, Marginal Woodfern, Male Fern, Spinulose Woodfern and Its Varieties, Boott's Fern, Crested Fern, Goldie' Fern --
Genus Gymnocarpium: Oak Fern --
Genus Thelypteris: Broad Beech Fern, Long Beech Fern, Marsh Fern, New York Fern, Massachusetts Fern --
Genus Asplenium: Ebony Spleenwort, Black-stemmed Spleenwort-Maidenhair Speenwort-Mountain Speenwort, Green Spleenwort, Wall Rue, Bradley's Spleenwort, Lobed Spleenwort, Scott's Spleenwort --
Genus Camptosorus: Walking Fern --
Genus Athyrium: Lady Fern, Silvery Spleenwort, Narrow-leaved Spleenwort --
Genus Dennstaedtia: Hayscented Fern --
Genus Matteuccia: Ostrich Fern --
Genus Onoclea: Sensitive Fern --
Genus Woodwardia: Netted Chain Fern, Virginia Chain Fern --
Genus Polystichum: Christmas Fern, Braun's Holly Fern --
Genus Polypodium: Common Polypody, Little Gray Polypody --
Genus Pteridium: Bracken --
Genus Pellaea; Purple-stemmed Cliffbrake --
Genus Cryptogramma: Slender Cliffbrake --
Genus Adiantum: Maidenhair Fern, Venus Maidenhair Fern --
Genus Woodsia: Blunt-lobed Woodsia, Rusty Woodsia, Alpine Woodsia and Smooth Woodsia --
Genus Cheilanthes: Wooly Lipfern, Hairy Lipfern, Smooth Lipfern --
Genus Cystopteris: Bulblet Fern, Fragile Fern --
Genus Phyllitis: Hart's-tongue Fern --
Genus Lygodium: Hartford Fern --
Genus Schizaea: Curly Grass Fern --
Genus Trichomanes: Filmy Fern --
Genus Osmunda: Royal Fern, Interrupted Fern, Cinnamon Fern --
The Water Ferns --
Genus Azolla: Mosquito Fern --
Genus Marsilea: Water Shamrock --
The Succulent Ferns --
Genus Ophioglossum: Adder's-tongue Fern and Limestone Adder's-tongue Fern --
Genus Botrychium: Daisyleaf Grape Fern, Dwarf Grape Fern, and Triangle Grape Fern, Cut leaved Grape Fern, Moonwort, Leathery Grape Fern, Rattlesnake Fern --
The Horsetails, or Scouring Rushes --
Genus Equisetum: Dwarf Horsetail, Variegated Horsetail, Rough Horsetail and Smooth Horsetail, Field Horsetail, Meadow Horsetail, Wood Horsetail, Marsh Horsetail, Swamp Horsetail and Shore Horsetail --
The Clubmosses, Ground Pines, or Running Pines --
Genus Lycopodium: Fir Clubmoss and Shining Clubmoss, Staghorn Clubmoss, Stiff Clubmoss, Bog Clubmoss and Foxtail Clubmoss, Carolina Clubmoss, Tree Clubmoss, Ground Cedar, Running Pine and Savin-leaved Clubmoss --
The Selaginellas, or Spikemosses --
Genus Selaginella: Meadow Spikemoss, Rock Spikemoss --
The Quillworts --
Genus Isoetes: Braun's Quillwort and Megaspores of Other Species:The Ferns and Their Allies of the British Isles and Western Europe: Ferns in the Flower Garden: The Ferns and Their Allies in the Past: A Life-size Restoration of a Swamp Forest of the Coal Age.
Series Title: Peterson field guide series, 10.
Other Titles: Field guide to the ferns and their related families of northeastern and central North America
Responsibility: by Boughton Cobb ; illustrated by Laura Louise Foster.

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