common polypody


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Noun1.common polypody - mat-forming lithophytic or terrestrial fern with creeping rootstocks and large pinnatifid fronds found throughout North America and Europe and Africa and east Asiacommon polypody - mat-forming lithophytic or terrestrial fern with creeping rootstocks and large pinnatifid fronds found throughout North America and Europe and Africa and east Asia
polypody - any of numerous ferns of the genus Polypodium
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Don't panic if you sever one as it will probably regenerate, but do try to avoid doing dry shade, such as hart's tongue fern, Asplenium scolopendrium, Polystichum setiferum, the soft shield fern and the common polypody Polypode vulgare.
However, some of our native evergreen ferns will do very well in dry shade, such as hart's tongue fern, Asplenium scolopendrium, Polystichum setiferum, the soft shield fern and the common polypody Polypode vulgare.
The leaves from six different plant species were research: Ribwort Plantain (Herba Plantaginis lanceolatae); Stinging nettle or bull nettle (Urtica dioica L.--Urticaceae); Small-leaved Lime (Tilia cordata); Strawberry (Fragariae herba); Maple (Acer palmatum); Common Polypody (Polypodium vulgare).