Monilophytes (ferns): Ophioglossoid Ferns (eusporangiate ferns): Ophioglossales
Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Learn more about Ophioglossum from the Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
Engelmann's Adder's-tongue, Limestone Adder's-tongue
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The veins of sterile blades form 2 sets of areoles: fine bounded by coarse, per Field Guide to the Ferns and Other Pteridophytes of Georgia.
COMPARE Adder's Mouth and Adder's Tongue
Native to Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - -
Leaf consists of a simple sterile blade & an erect, spike-like fertile segment
TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!
- Field Guide to the Ferns and Other Pteridophytes of Georgia p028
- The Ferns and Lycophytes of Texas p187