Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Learn more about Asplenium from the Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
Monilophytes (ferns): Leptosporangiate Ferns (true ferns): Polypodiales
Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
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Sori scattered irregularly throughout blade at vein junctures, per Peterson Field Guide to Ferns of Northeastern and Central North America.
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Blade usually heart-shaped or somewhat eared at base, per Peterson Field Guide to Ferns of Northeastern and Central North America.
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Fronds narrowly linear-deltoid with long fine tip. Tips touch ground & root, per Field Guide to the Ferns and Other Pteridophytes of Georgia.