Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium

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Robert W. Freckmann

Robert W. Freckmann
Family Dennstaedtiaceae
Dennstaedtia punctilobula (Michx.) T.Moore
eastern hay-scented fern, hay-scented fern
Dennstaedtia: for August Wilhelm Dennstaedt
punctilobula: punctum for something that is pricked; a puncture; a spot; a small portion; lobus for Greek: lobe of the ear, Latin: husk, pod
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Status: Native
Plant: perennial fern
Leaf:erect, clustered, 4" to 12" tall; softly hairy stalk about half the length of the dull, yellowish-green blade; blade 2 times pinnate and about 3 times as long as wide
Habitat: woods, rocky slopes, meadows, streambanks, roadsided in acidic soils

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