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Dryopteris bootii

 

Boot’s Wood-fern

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae (from Stearn’s Botanical Latin)
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionPteridophytaFerns
ClassFilicopsida“Leptosporangiate” (has to do with how their spores form) ferns—includes most ferns
OrderPolypodialesPolypod ferns
FamilyDryopteridaceaeWood ferns (about 70% of the ferns)
GenusDryopterisWood ferns, male ferns, and buckler ferns
Speciesbootii

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Dryopteris bootii description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 12 Dec 2011.

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Dryopteris bootii (Boot’s Wood-fern)

9/20/2009 · Wild Gardens of Acadia, Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor, ME
≈ 24 × 16" (62 × 41 cm)