New Temporary Location for the The Lecture Series 2023! All lectures will be held at North Collier Regional Park Exhibit Hall/Administration Building. The Preserve remains closed.

Shoestring Fern

(Vittaria lineata)

It is easy to see why this plant is called Shoestring fern. These ferns often grow in association with Golden Polypody Ferns on Sabal Palms. This plant is an epiphyte (a plant that grows on a host without harming it.) Like all ferns, it reproduces by spores rather than through flowers and seeds.

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