First lower pinnule is almost equal or a bit shorter than the second; but not very much. The texture looks like the ferns that I think are Dryopteris cristata , they are growing near our vernal pool at home. But this … Continue reading
Dryopteris cristata growing in vernal pool site. Need confirmation of this since I have not seen one before. Note “louvered” pinnules on fertile frond.Also, fertile frond is taller than sterile frond. The sori are on the upper pinnules. Comments are … Continue reading
Dragonfly on the Marsh Fern. I think it is Sympetrum but I’m not sure of the species.