Schizaea pusilla

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Noun1.Schizaea pusilla - rare small fern of northeastern North America having numerous slender spiraling fronds and forming dense tufts
fern - any of numerous flowerless and seedless vascular plants having true roots from a rhizome and fronds that uncurl upward; reproduce by spores
genus Schizaea, Schizaea - type genus of the Schizaeaceae cosmopolitan especially in tropics; small leptosporangiate ferns: curly grass fern
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Previous studies showed that gametophytes of different genera as: Pteridium, Histiopteris, Todea, Cyathea, Asplenium, Blechnum and Schizaea pusilla grown in natural environments were colonized by arbuscular mycorrhiza when they were found in places where nutrients were unavailable (Cooper 1976, Swatzell et al.
Additionally, cedar wetlands contain rare plant species, such as the curly grass fern (Schizaea pusilla) and swamp pink (Helonias bullata), and various animal species, such as migratory thrushes and warblers, small mammals, and amphibians (Wander, 1980; Zappalorti, 1994).