Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Monilophytes (ferns): Leptosporangiate Ferns (true ferns): Polypodiales
Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
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Richard and Teresa Ware rtw_c_alabamensis
Fronds are evergreen; stipe and rachis are shiny black, per Field Guide to the Ferns and Other Pteridophytes of Georgia.
Richard and Teresa Ware rtw_c_alabamensis_b
Pinnae mostly alternate, distant, almost sessile. Ovate-lanceolate, per Field Guide to the Ferns and Other Pteridophytes of Georgia.