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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).


Dennstaedtiaceae (bracken family)

This genus’s species in New England

Visit this genus in the Dichotomous Key