Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Monilophytes (ferns): Leptosporangiate Ferns (true ferns): Polypodiales
Gray's Manual of Botany (Fernald, 1950)
Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
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Emily B. Sessa ebs_clanosa8958
Curls up when dry but revives with rain, per Field Guide to the Ferns and Other Pteridophytes of Georgia.
Emily B. Sessa ebs_clanosa8964b
Pinnule lobes have sparse hairs on both sides, per Peterson Field Guide to Ferns of Northeastern and Central North America.
Emily B. Sessa ebs_clanosa0105b
Sori crowded to form continuous line around, & partially covered by, margin, per Peterson Field Guide to Ferns of Northeastern and Central North America.
Richard and Teresa Ware rtw_cheilanthes_lanosa_5
Pinnules lobed to deeply lobed but rarely cut to midrib, sparsely hairy, per Peterson Field Guide to Ferns of Northeastern and Central North America.