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Sighting: Polystichum acrostichoides at 42.489, -72.528

by Bio426student33 on October 19 2014

Location notes: Mt. Toby - Terrestrial (upland, non-aquatic habitat) - Fern - Christmas Fern

Comments: Leaf blade is compound (divided into leaflets) - Leaves grow from a rhizome growing at or below the ground - Spore-bearing fronds are slightly different from the sterile fronds - Sori are circular or kidney-shaped - Leaf stalk has scales - Leaf blade length:15–70 cm - Veins go all the way to the edge of the leaf blade