Latin name: Dryopteris carthusiana (Vill.) H. P. Fuchs
Botanical family: Dryopteridaceae
Growth habit: Herb
Vernacular name(s): spinulose shield fern (Eng.)
dryoptère spinuleuse (Fr.)
ku (hkuguwpuk Cree)
Frond :Mixed with other plants in a decoction drunk for kidney pain. A different mix is used as a wash for skin diseases, and yet another mix is smoked to treat insanity [Dene 13].