Thursday, February 17, 2011

A Few Indiana Ferns, part 2

"Nature made ferns for pure leaves, to show what she could do in that line." Henry David Thoreau
Silvery Spleenwort, Athyrium thelypteroides

Glade Fern or Narrow-Leaved Spleenwort, Athyrium pycnocarpon

Lady Fern, Athyrium filix-femina

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Table Key to Carex Sections

Just a quick note to let the followers of GYBO know that I recently put together a table-style key to the sections of Carex and have posted it on my personal blog "The Vasculum". Feel free to travel there and get a copy for yourself.


Here's a pretty picture of Carex microdonta from Benton Co. Missouri to entice you.

Friday, February 4, 2011

A Few Indiana Ferns, part 1

"Ferns are lovely. Ferns are beautiful." Emma Bickham Pitcher

Interrupted Fern, Osmunda claytoniana

Cinnamon Fern, Osmunda cinnamomea

Royal Fern, Osmunda regalis var. spectabilis

Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Invasive Plant Species Identification

Some of you may find this of interest...

The University of Wisconsin Extension Weed Science website has videos and information on how to identify various invasive plant species. To see this website and view the videos, visit