XEROPHYTIC FERN. Leaves dark green, pinnate. Leaflets have
5 to 9 distinct, equal lobes. Leaves speckled with white star-shaped
scales on upper surface, and covered with overlapping tan fringed scales
below. Grows on any rock type. In the Empires, fairly common
in a variety of rocky sites with partial shade.
FAMILY: Pteridaceae (True Ferns)