Ferns make up an important part of the plants that can be found in the Glen Nayook Reserve. The list published below has been compiled with assistance of the Latrobe Valley Field Naturalist Club based on multiple plant surveys between 1990 and 2009.

Please contact us if you have identified ferns in the reserve that are not yet recorded in this list. Your assistance is must appreciated.

Family Latin Name Common Name
Aspleniaceae Asplenium bulbiferum Mother Spleenwort
Aspleniaceae Asplenium flabellifolium Necklace Fern
Blechnaceae Blechnum chambersii Lance Water-fern
Blechnaceae Blechnum fluviatile Ray Water-fern
Blechnaceae Blechnum minus Soft Water-fern
Blechnaceae Blechnum nudum Fishbone Water-fern
Blechnaceae Blechnum patersonii Strap Water-fern
Blechnaceae Blechnum wattsii Hard Water-fern
Hymenophyllaceae Crepidomanes venosum Bristle Fern
Cyatheaceae Cyathea australis Rough Treefern
Dicksoniaceae Dicksonia antarctica Soft Tree-fern
Athyriaceae Diplazium australe Austral Lady-fern
Grammitidaceae Grammitis billardierei Finger Fern
Dennstaedtiaceae Histiopteris incisa Batswing Fern
Hymenophyllaceae Hymenophyllum australe Austral Filmy-fern
Hymenophyllaceae Hymenophyllum cupressiforme Common Filmy-fern
Hymenophyllaceae Hymenophyllum flabellifolium Shiny Filmy-fern
Dennstaedtiaceae Hypolepis muelleri Harsh ground-fern
Dennstaedtiaceae Hypolepis rugosula Ruddy Ground-fern
Dryopteridaceae Lastreopsis acuminata Shiny Shield-fern
Dryopteridaceae Lastreopsis hispida Bristly Shield-fern
Polypodiaceae Microsorium pustulatum Kangaroo Fern
Adiantaceae Pellaea falcata Sickle Fern
Hymenophyllaceae Polyphelebium venosum Veined Bristle-fern
Dryopteridaceae Polystichum proliferum Mother Shield-fern
Dennstaedtiaceae Pteridium esculentum Austral Bracken
Dryopteridaceae Rumorha adiantiformis Leathery Shield-fern
Psilotaceae Tmesipteris obliqua Long Fork-fern



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