Polystichum braunii

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Noun1.Polystichum braunii - North American fern whose more or less evergreen leathery fronds are covered with pale brown chafflike scales
holly fern - any of various ferns of the genus Polystichum having fronds with texture and gloss like holly
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The collection of Polystichum braunii (Spenner) Fee from Dale County represents the first collection of this species in the southern one-half of the United States (Woods and Diamond, 2006).