Bommeria hispida Copper Fern, Star Fern
XEROPHYTIC FERN. Hairy star-shaped leaves are brown and fuzzy
underneath. Long creeping rootstocks. In the Empires, rare
on shady ground among granite outcrops in desert grassland. A common
fern in southeastern Arizona, but the Empires are mostly too low in elevation
for this species.
FAMILY: Pteridaceae (True Ferns)