A lovely looking moss, with a lovely sounding name.
Kind of like a bunch of furry green people huddled together. Maybe? If they were really mosses?
You have to be careful about what you say around this fern species.
No, this is not the band name! (anybody? anybody?) It's a really sweet little fern, and maybe, when it's quiet, you can hear it singing.
The almost soft gray sage color of this slow-growing lichen really just 'gets' me.
Tapered at top and bottom, this fern makes dense colonies that can drown out other species.
A sweet evergreen fern that will brighten up your winter hike.
In medieval times those that ascribed to the Doctrine of Signatures thought the liver-shape of this plant meant it was useful in treating liver ailments. It's not. But it's still cool.
The choice construction material for many songbird nests.
This fern does not have chlorophyll and instead depends on fungi for it's nutrients.