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Synonyms for hay-scented

fern of eastern North America with pale green fronds and an aroma like hay

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The following families of this order, treated in this paper, are Aspleniaceae (spleenworts), Azollaceae (mosquito ferns), Blechnaceae (chain ferns), and Dennstaedtiaceae (bracken and hay-scented ferns).
It is similar to Hay-scented Fern (Dennstaedtia punctilobula), but leaves are 4-pinnate-pinnatifid (instead of 2-pinnate-pinnatifid in Dennstaedtia) and has "flaps" (false outer indusia) that cover the sori along margins of the leaflets.
It was very late when she stepped from the star-bright court into the dark, hay-scented stable, warm with the breath of sleeping animals.
In Utah's northeastern corner, a hidden, hay-scented valley
A cache is a hiding place, and Utah'sCache Valley, named in the era when trappers pushed west to satisfy demands for beaver pelts, remains somewhat hidden --a hay-scented valley walled on the west by the Wellsville Mountains and on the east by the Bear River Range.