ferns Mrs. Rothermich science class
Troy Middle School  
Common Name:Ferns

Family:Fern plants

Genus and Species:has approximately 10 thousand species world wide.

Family Characteristics:they are mostly found in the Southeast and in the forest of the Pacific Northwest.

Identify traits of the species:they have been around for nearly 340-390 million years.

Type of habitat:everywhere besides the driest deserts and coldest regions.

Average plant size:Grows to about:Grows to about 91cm or 36in.

Type of flower and fruit:the appearance of modern ferns is the same as the appearance of the flowering plants.

Season in which the plant flowers:all year 'round

Special importance to man or animal:gives them vitamins

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