Ferns & Horsetails

Common Name

Scientific Name



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. Horsetail
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