Classification & Common Names
- Class: Polypodiopsida
- Family: Pteridaceae
- Genus: Myriopteris Fée emend. Grusz & Windham
- Species: Myriopteris tomentosa (Link.) Fée
- Common name(s):
General Observation Data
- Date: 22-II-2021
- Habitat: Oak Forest
- Habit: Terrestrial
Frond ca. 25 cm. Growing on limestone.
- Location: – – – Arizona – United States.
- Coordinates: 31.466132, -110.355975
- Elevation: 5620 ft
Heather, I believe this is M. tomentosa rather than M. gracilis. Note the linear scales on the abaxial surface of the rachis, which should not be present in M. gracilis.
Thank you for the correction, now that you point it out I definitely see what you mean. I appreciate your review of my IDs.
Thanks for the comment Chris! I will update the ID and credit you with the det.