Ferntastic!


In habitats from the tropics to the poles, the world's 14,000 ferns, horsetails, quillworts, and clubmosses are dynamic, and remarkable. Robbin Moran, NYBG Mary Flagler Cary Curator of Botany and President of the New York Chapter Fern Society, is your guide to this unique family of plants. Take a microscopic look at spores being catapulted from their cases, and learn to identify species of common ferns on Garden grounds. Dress for the weather. Recommended reading: Moran's A Natural History of Ferns.

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