Thomas M. Pullen Herbarium
Friday, October 24, 2014 University of Mississippi | Biology Department
Mississippi Plants Checklist
Pteridium Species
Each of the following have been documented for the state of Mississippi.
"Accepted Name" is the scientific name currently used in the USDA Plants Database.
Click on the Accepted Name to search the Pullen Herbarium Specimen Database.

Accepted Name: Pteridium aquilinum (L.) Kuhn
Source: Lellinger, D.B. 1985. A Field Manual of the Ferns and Fern Allies of the US and Canada. Smithsonian Inst., Washington, D.C.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Pteridium aquilinum (L.) Kuhn var. latiusculum (Desv.) Underwood ex Heller
Source: Lellinger, D.B. 1985. A Field Manual of the Ferns and Fern Allies of the US and Canada. Smithsonian Inst., Washington, D.C.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is not present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

Accepted Name: Pteridium aquilinum (L.) Kuhn var. pseudocaudatum (Clute) Heller
Source: Lellinger, D.B. 1985. A Field Manual of the Ferns and Fern Allies of the US and Canada. Smithsonian Inst., Washington, D.C.
Herbarium Information: A specimen collected in Mississippi is present in the Pullen Herbarium (MISS).

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