''Sceptridium dissectum'' is a common fern in the family Ophioglossaceae, occurring in eastern North America. Like other plants in this group, it normally only sends up one frond per year. It has long been the subject of confusion because the frond presents in one of two forms, either the normal form that resembles other plants in the genus, or the skeletonized form .
This is the most common grape fern throughout most of its range. It is a frequent denizen of disturbed lands, often growing.. more