Category Archives: Fern

Lichen Bluff

Visitors to the Prairie Garden Trust are always surprised to see rocky bluffs and steep hillsides. We call this Lichen Bluff because is is covered with some fabulous lichen. In the background is Hillers Creek valley. I took this picture … Continue reading

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North Side of The Point

North Side of The Point Overcast days can help bring out rich colors in the landscape. Here is a picture that I took this morning. The skies were completely cloudy as it was just about to start raining. Perfect for … Continue reading

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First Fern Walk

Dennis Figg helps identify a fern Yesterday we had the first PGT Fern Walk. Dennis Figg, a biologist with the Missouri Department of Conservation led the walk that took us from the PGT Center to The Point and then down … Continue reading

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Walking Fern

Walking Fern, (Asplenium rhizophyllum) One of my favorite ferns at the PGT is the Walking Fern. I found some this morning when I was exploring the Waterfall. The name walking fern comes from the way the fern spreads. When the … Continue reading

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Maidenhair Fern

Maidenhair Fern, (Adiantum pedatum) On Saturday between rain showers I hiked below The Point. On the north side of the slope I found some Maidenhair Fern. I’ve always enjoyed their slender ebony-like stalks.

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