hart's-tongue fern


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Related to hart's-tongue fern: Phyllitis scolopendrium
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Noun1.hart's-tongue fern - tropical American terrestrial fern with leathery lanceolate frondshart's-tongue fern - tropical American terrestrial fern with leathery lanceolate fronds; sometimes placed in genus Polybotrya
fern - any of numerous flowerless and seedless vascular plants having true roots from a rhizome and fronds that uncurl upward; reproduce by spores
2.hart's-tongue fern - Eurasian fern with simple lanceolate frondshart's-tongue fern - Eurasian fern with simple lanceolate fronds
fern - any of numerous flowerless and seedless vascular plants having true roots from a rhizome and fronds that uncurl upward; reproduce by spores
Asplenium, genus Asplenium - in some classification systems placed in family Polypodiaceae
3.hart's-tongue fern - common epiphytic or sometimes terrestrial fern having pale yellow-green strap-shaped leaves; Florida to West Indies and Mexico and south to Uruguay
strap fern - fern with long narrow strap-shaped leaves
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As we sat at a picnic table amongst the towering and vibrant ash and maple trees, Don and I shared ideas for all the different natural ecosystems that exist in the park, each with their unique complex of flora and fauna, including the American hart's-tongue fern, Indiana bat and the globally rare meromictic (no seasonal mixing of surface and bottom waters) Glacier Lake.
It is moulded with the leaves of the Asplenium scolopendrium, better known as the hart's-tongue fern.
Include a few evergreen varieties such as the glossy- leaved hart's-tongue fern and the male fern, or Dryopteris filix-mas, which has coarse-looking fronds and suits dry and impoverished soil.