Wavy Scaly Cloak Fern
There are a surprising number of ferns that grow in some of the hottest deserts in the American Southwest, and the wavy scaly cloak fern is one of them. This extremely hardy fern is from the Chihuahuan Desert grows in rocky substrates in Northern Mexico, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma and surprisingly in parts of Georgia as well. This one was growing in the Chisos Mountains of Big Bend National Park in Western Texas.
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