Dryopteris fragrans (L.) Schott, Fragrant Shield Fern, ranges in the Boreal forest zone and grows on large-stoned screes within the taiga altitudinal belt.

Above the village Novyi Akatuy, the junction of the mountain ranges Uryumkanskii and Kukul'bei, Aleksandrovskozavodskoi District, E Chita Region, E Transbaikalia, Siberia, Russia. 23rd July 1997. O. Kosterin.

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