Partially dry leaves
Ressurection fern shortly after a rain.
Orlando- Leu Gardens, early summer
Growing on cedar fence post. Facinating plant!
They sprang back to life right after the brief rain
Rhizome spreading along furrows of the host tree's bark, Hillsborough Co. State Park, Florida 12/04
One of the miniatures of the fern family
Resurrection Fern Polypodium polypodioides Growing wild on a Live Oak tree at Tree Tops Park, Pine Island Ridge, Broward County, Florida
Scanned image showing both top and bottom of Resurrection Fern
ferns emerging after Christmas snow in the mountains of western Virginia on East River Mountain
Pleopeltis polypodioides croziers in mid-March.
Resurrection Fern; Gaylesville, Alabama
Growing on Live Oak trees, Eden Gardens State Park, Florida