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adder's tongue fern
Ophioglossum pusillum
adder's tongue fern grapeferns
Ophioglossum pusillum Ophioglossaceae
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common names
  adder's tongue fern
  northern adder's tongue
  southern adder's-tongue
accepted scientific name
  Ophioglossum pusillum Raf.
rules for finding collection records
  Ophioglossum pusillum (834)
  Ophioglossum vulgatum pseudopodum (64)
family name
  Ophioglossaceae
Image Author: ©2010 Superior National Forest
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Category: Fern-like Plants
Fern Category: Fern
Plant Observed 2nd week of May thru 1st week of October

How Likely at this Location (22%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
Some authorities break adder's tongue fern into a Northern and Southern species. In the US, the distributions of these two "species" follow state lines so I'm lumping them together.
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