scale fern


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Noun1.scale fern - small European fern with chaffy leathery frondsscale fern - small European fern with chaffy leathery fronds
fern - any of numerous flowerless and seedless vascular plants having true roots from a rhizome and fronds that uncurl upward; reproduce by spores
Asplenium, genus Asplenium - in some classification systems placed in family Polypodiaceae