(Maidenhair fern Family)

Cheilanthes villosa Davenport ex Maxon

Villous lip fern

( Apogamous triploid)
The adaxial surface of the pinnae of this fern has a sparse covering of long, shaggy, but unmatted hairs. The abaxial surface has a covering of broad, overlapping, non-ciliate scales.

Victorio Canyon, east side of the Florida Mountains     20 February 2005