water fern(redirected from water ferns)
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|Noun||1.||water fern - ferns that grow in water |
fern - any of numerous flowerless and seedless vascular plants having true roots from a rhizome and fronds that uncurl upward; reproduce by spores
pillwort, Pilularia globulifera - European water fern found around margins of bodies of water or in wet acid soil having small globose sporocarps
Azolla caroliniana, Carolina pond fern, mosquito fern, floating fern - small free-floating aquatic fern from the eastern United States to tropical America; naturalized in western and southern Europe
Ceratopteris pteridioides, water sprite, floating fern - aquatic fern of tropical America often used in aquariums
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