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