southern beech fern

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Related to southern beech fern: northern beech fern, long beech fern
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Noun1.southern beech fern - beech fern of North American woodlands having straw-colored stripes
beech fern - any fern of the genus Phegopteris having deeply cut triangular fronds
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Phegopteris hexagonoptera (Michx.) Fee: Synonym: Thelypteris hexagonoptera (Michx.) Weatherly; Broad Beech or Southern Beech Fern; rare; mesic woods; BSUH 10583.

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