brittle bladder fern


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Related to brittle bladder fern: fragile fern, Cystopteris fragilis, Cystopteris bulbifera
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Noun1.brittle bladder fern - delicate fern widely distributed in North America and European having thin pinnatifid fronds with brittle stemsbrittle bladder fern - delicate fern widely distributed in North America and European having thin pinnatifid fronds with brittle stems
bladder fern - any fern of the genus Cystopteris characterized by a hooded indusium or bladderlike membrane covering the sori
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Or disturb patches of Oregon sunshine, cliff larkspur, oceanspray, brittle bladder fern, licorice fern and other indigenous plants.