Genus: Dennstaedtia

hay-scented fern

This fern genus has spore-bearing leaves that are similar to its vegetative leaves. The sori are located at the edge of the underside of the leaf margin and grow in cup-like structures. Reference: Nauman and Evans (1993).

Family

Dennstaedtiaceae (bracken family)

This Genus’s Species in New England:

Visit this genus in the Dichotomous Key