buckler fern


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Related to buckler fern: Dryopteris dilatata, Dryopteris, wood fern

buckler fern

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(Plants) any of various ferns of the genus Dryopteris, such as D. dilatata (broad buckler fern): family Polypodiaceae
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Noun1.buckler fern - any of various ferns of the genera Dryopteris or Polystichum or Lastreopsis having somewhat shield-shaped coverings on the soribuckler fern - any of various ferns of the genera Dryopteris or Polystichum or Lastreopsis having somewhat shield-shaped coverings on the sori
fern - any of numerous flowerless and seedless vascular plants having true roots from a rhizome and fronds that uncurl upward; reproduce by spores
Athyriaceae, Dryopteridaceae, family Athyriaceae, family Dryopteridaceae - alternative names for one of a number of families into which the family Polypodiaceae has been subdivided in some classification systems
broad buckler-fern, Dryopteris dilatata - European shield fern
Dryopteris goldiana, Goldie's fern, Goldie's shield fern, goldie's wood fern - North American fern with a blackish lustrous stipe
Polystichum setiferum, soft shield fern - European shield fern cultivated in many varieties
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Dryopteris remota, sometimes called wood or buckler fern, is an excellent choice for a woodland setting.
The native male or buckler fern, Dryopteris filix-mas, sends up one metre tall fronds that stay green until autumn.
Our dryopteris dilatata, the native broad buckler fern, is just as graceful and also deciduous.