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Over 30 collections at MONTU from 7 western Montana counties.
Small plants with long, creeping, scaly rhizomes. Leaves scattered, monomorphic, 3–35 cm long with a petiole shorter than the blade. Leaf blade glabrous, somewhat leathery, lanceolate, once pinnately lobed almost to the rachis, with shallowly toothed or wavy margins. Sori circular, borne midway between midvein and margins of leaf divisions. Indusium absent (Lesica et al. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX