Notholaena grayi
XEROPHYTIC FERN.  Triangular grayish-green leaves are tripinnate, with the edges rolled under.  Upper surface speckled with white, mealy farina grains; underside densely coated with white farina.  Leaflet veins have sparse long brown hairlike scales on the underside.  In the Empires, rare in semi-shaded crevices among granite or limestone outcrops in desert grassland.
FAMILY:  Pteridaceae (True Ferns)