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|Species: Dryopteris carthusiana|
The spinulose wood fern fronds are green, 12-28" long, and divided three times. Their leaflets are toothed with up to 18 pairs. The lowest inner leaflets are longer than others.
Fronds have tan scaly stalks.
Habitat & Range
These ferns are found in moist forests throughout the US, Canada, and Europe.
The sori are rounded in rows on the underside of leaflets.
Featured image by James Dake.