JungleDragon is a nature and wildlife community for photographers, travellers and anyone who loves nature. We're genuine, free, ad-free and beautiful.

Join

''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

Similar species: Ophioglossales
Species identified by Gary B
View Gary B's profile

By Gary B

All rights reserved
Uploaded Oct 30, 2019. Captured Oct 28, 2019 14:32 in 4408 Miller Rd, Barnum, MN 55707, USA.
  • Canon EOS Rebel T6
  • f/5.6
  • 1/166s
  • ISO500
  • 100mm