Division Pteridophyta (Ferns)Classes of the Division Pteridophyta Discovered in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Can't find the classes you are looking for? Note:
Classes on this list are only those contained
in the ATBI database,
and do not neccessarily include
all Park classes from historic park reports, literature,
or other sources that have not yet been entered in the Biodiversity Database.
In Case You Didn't Know ...
Ferns are a group of interesting, yet common vascular plants, that reproduce by spore, and bear neither flower nor seed.
Three of the almost 60 species recorded in the Park Biodiversity Database were discovered after DLIA began its All Taxa Biodiversity Inventory (ATBI) work.