A species found in southwestern New Mexico and southeastern Arizona. Distinctive in
gestalt once you've seen a few of them, but difficult in technical characters. Populations
that (according to M.D. Windham) appear to be hybrids between W. plummerae and either
W. neomexicana or W. phillipsii are particularly confusing, and will key out
to W. cochisensis. Fortunately, such hybrids are not common.
Plant habit in lower Clanton Draw on the east side of the Peloncillo Mountains, 26 Aug
Leaves, lower Clanton Draw, 26 Aug 2007.
Abaxial view of a pinna, showing sori, on the east side of the Peloncillo Mountains, 26
Adaxial view of a pinna in lower Clanton Draw, 26 Aug 2007.
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