(Maidenhair fern Family)
Argyrochosma fendleri (Kunze) Windham
Fendler's false cloak fern
A. fendleri is the only member of this genus which grows on acidic substrates like basalt or granite. It is distinctive in that the rachis (costa) of each pinna forms a striking zigzag.
Little Creek, Catron County County 25 May 1993