Adiantum pedatum


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Noun1.Adiantum pedatum - hardy palmately branched North American fern with divergent recurved branches borne on lustrous dark reddish stipesAdiantum pedatum - hardy palmately branched North American fern with divergent recurved branches borne on lustrous dark reddish stipes
maidenhair, maidenhair fern - any of various small to large terrestrial ferns of the genus Adiantum having delicate palmately branched fronds
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A Biosystematic Investigation of the Adiantum pedatum complex in eastern North America.
On mesic slopes, cover of common mesic species, such as Actaea pachypoda, Adiantum pedatum and Deparia acrostichoides significantly decreased in larger openings, whereas the cover of drymesic species, such as Solidago caesia and Viola palmata significantly increased.
Adiantum pedatum, Athyrium thelypterioides, Athyrium pynocarpon, Hepatica acutiloba, Hydrangea americana, Polystichum acrostichoides, Stylophorum diphyllum, Tradescantia virginiana, Trillium grandiflorum, and Veratrum woodii are all confined to the slope communities.