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Climbing Vine Fern

Common Name: Climbing Vine Fern
Scientific Name: microgramma heyeropyilla
Range: Southern Florida
Habitat: Tropical Hammocks

Liguus Tree Snail and Climbing Vine Fren
Liguus Tree Snail and Climbing Vine Fern - photo Jeff J.

The climbing vine fern is the only indigenous member of it's genus found in the united states. This fern's range is also very limited. It can only be found in few counties in southern Florida in the Big Cypress Preserve and Everglades National Park area.

Related Links & Resources:
  Books about Rare and Endangered Biota of Florida
The Liguus Tree Snails of South Florida written by Henry T Close
  Compendium of Landshells by R. Abbott


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