alternating toothed leaflets
White Hill fire road, Woodacre
Large (to 1.5 meters tall, but smaller in the north), evergreen, with erect leaves forming a crown from a stout, woody, scaly rhizome.
Leaves: Stipe dry-scaly; blade lance-shaped, erect to arching, once-pinnate; leaflets alternate, pointed, sharp toothed with incurved spine-tips, each with a small lobe pointing forward at the bottom.
Sori: Large, circular, about halfway between the midvein and the margin; indusium round with fringed margins, centrally attached.
Fern, King Mt.
I'm sure it's a fern. I'm unsure it's a sword fern. [Updated, see comments]
Lance shaped blades with very serrated edges. Leaflets alternating, fern once-pinnate. This fern near a vine maple and western red cedar near Sem II.
Polystichum munitum, or sword fern, this specimen showed the characteristic 1x pinnate leaves, leaflets alternate, and each pinnae with a thumb. The underside of the pinnae have round indusium.
Growing beneath a western hemlock on a creek bed
Fronds are dark green and have alternating pinnae. Each blade has serrated edges and have two rows of round sori on the underside of each blade.
Sword fern, located in forest behind the upper soccer field at the Evergreen State College. The plant is roughly 3 feet tall, and the fronds are wide yet sparse.
Dark green fern with orange spores, about 3 ft tall, growing just outside of Sem 2D in a maintained garden area. With red alder, salmonberries, snowberries, salal, red cedar, evergreen hucleberries, and bear grass. Weather is overcast, 60? F.
Observed in the Evergreen Forest near the Evergreen State College. This Fern has alternate once pinnate leaves. Dense in the under story of the forest. The sori are large. round and can be located halfway between the margin and the mid vein.