Matteuccia struthiopteris


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Noun1.Matteuccia struthiopteris - tall fern of northern temperate regions having graceful arched fronds and sporophylls resembling ostrich plumesMatteuccia struthiopteris - tall fern of northern temperate regions having graceful arched fronds and sporophylls resembling ostrich plumes
fern - any of numerous flowerless and seedless vascular plants having true roots from a rhizome and fronds that uncurl upward; reproduce by spores
genus Matteuccia, genus Pteretis, Matteuccia, Pteretis - small genus sometimes included in genus Onoclea; in some classifications both genera are placed in Polypodiaceae
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The shuttlecock fern, Matteuccia struthiopteris, sends out underground stems, so a single plant soon becomes a massive clump to colonise a seriously soggy area.
Matteuccia Struthiopteris The Shuttlecock Fern really creates a woodland stream effect when planted en mass.
0 0 8 5 0 Trientalis borealis 0 0 8 4 0 Acer saccharum 0 0 8 4 21 Betula alleghaniensis 0 0 2 10 22 Fagus grandifolia 0 0 2 5 8 Tsuga canadensis 0 0 0 9 0 Osmunda claytoniana 0 0 0 5 0 Carex tuckermanii 0 0 0 5 i Matteuccia struthiopteris 0 0 0 2 86 Impaliens capensis 0 0 0 2 21 Fraxinus nigra 0 0 0 0 9 Milium effusum 0 0 0 0 9 TABLE 3.
It's not a huge job but it takes time, there are remnants of bold shuttlecock fern, Matteuccia struthiopteris and the spent stems of a spreading spurge, Euphorbia sikkimensis.
However, in matteuccia struthiopteris, the shuttlecock fern, this eruption is symmetrical - an enthralling sight when the population explodes simultaneously into growth.