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Very green and fernish. Spores line the undersides of each leaf. Long leaves with thin stems.

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Polypody Ferns - Photo (c) J Brew, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
kueda's ID: Polypody Ferns (Genus Polypodium)

Haha, definitely fernish. Polypodium usually have leaflets that kind of blend into each other like this. We have a few species, and you can tell them apart by looking at the spores on the bottom surface of the leaves, and by looking at the overall shape of the leaflet (are the longest leaflets kind of in the middle or toward the base?). I often have a lot of trouble with this genus.

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Polypody Ferns - Photo (c) J Brew, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
sheldonsophie1's ID: Polypody Ferns (Genus Polypodium)
Posted by sheldonsophie1 over 3 years ago (Flag)
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The longest leaflets are toward the base.

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Posted by saintlouisniambi1 over 3 years ago (Flag)
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Polypody Ferns - Photo (c) J Brew, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
protecthabitat's ID: Polypody Ferns (Genus Polypodium)
Posted by protecthabitat over 3 years ago (Flag)
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Polypody Ferns - Photo (c) J Brew, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
sheldonsophie1's ID: Polypody Ferns (Genus Polypodium)
Polypody Ferns - Photo (c) J Brew, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
Community ID: Polypody Ferns (Genus Polypodium)
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