A Few New Mexico Non-Flowering Plants


This web site actually has two pages to scroll through, as you look for a non-flowering plant. My photos of New Mexico gymnosperms (pines, firs, spruces, and ephedra) are linked through the page on trees and shrubs.  You can reach everything else by scrolling down from here. Click on a link to obtain additional photos of a species, plus comments. Those additional pages may be bandwidth-intensive and are best used with a high speed connection.


Please don't take my IDs as authoritative. These pages of nature photos represent one person's voyage of discovery, not the studies of a trained expert. If you see something I've misidentified, please contact me via my "Contact" page, which is tabbed at the top.


Ferns (Polypodiopsida)


Horsetail, Carricitos, Scouringrush, Equisetum hyemale, New Mexico

Equisetales, Horsetail Family: Carricitos, Horsetail, or Scouringrush (Equisetum hyemale)

Smooth Horsetail, Scouringrush, Equisetum laevigatum

Equisetales, Horsetail Family: Smooth Horsetail or Scouringrush (Equisetum laevigatum)

Polypodiales, Pteridaceae, Lip Fern, Cheilanthes, New Mexico

Polypodiales, Pteridaceae: Lip Fern (Cheilanthes)

Polypodiales, Cystopteridaceae, Bladder Fern, Cystopteris, New Mexico

Polypodiales, Cystopteridaceae: Bladder Fern (Cystopteris)

Mosquito Fern, Duckweed Fern, Fairy Moss, Water Fern, Azolla, New Mexico

Salviniales, Salviniaceae: Mosquito Fern, Duckweed Fern, Fairy Moss, or Water Fern (Azolla)