Argyrochosma dealbata

Common Name:  Powdery False Cloak Fern

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Notholaena dealbata habit.jpg (99087 bytes)
habit--this is one of our smallest ferns the fern on the right is Argyrochosma dealbata - notice how the leaf/frond underside is vivid white with thin veins visible.  This is in contrast to the Cheilanthes on the left.
Notholaena dealbata frond.jpg (20461 bytes)
frond--how is this different from the frond of Cheilanthes alabamensis?