Flora of Northern Ireland
Ophioglossum vulgatum
© Paul Hackney
Ophioglossum vulgatum
© Stan Beesley
Ophioglossum vulgatum
(Map updated: March 2008)
 

An extraordinary small fern of damp grassy places with a single oval leaf and a spike-like fertile branch which produces the spores. Rare, but also probably overlooked.

All names: Ophioglossum vulgatum L.; Ophioglossum vulgatum ssp. vulgatum L.