eastern hay-scented fern, more...
[Nephrodium punctilobulum Michx.]
Etymology: Dennstaedtia: for August Wilhelm Dennstaedt
Plants: perennial fern
Leaves: erect, clustered, 4" to 12" tall; softly hairy stalk about half the length of the dull, yellowish-green blade; blade 2 times pinnate and about 3 times as long as wide
Habitat: woods, rocky slopes, meadows, streambanks, roadsided in acidic soils
Conservation Status: Native