Dennstaedtiaceae image
Christopher Noll  

Key to Wisconsin Dennstaedtiaceae

Author: Robert W. Freckmann

    • 1a.Blades lanceolate, about 3 times longer than wide; sori distinct, covered by an indusium Dennstaedita

    • 1b.Blades broadly triangular, approximately as wide as long; sori forming a continuous band along pinnules of fertile fronds, partly covered by the reflexed margin Pteridium

A worldwide family of about 20 genera and over 300 species of mostly large ferns forming large colonies by long-creeping rhizomes.
Species within Jackson County 2016