wood fern

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Noun1.Wood fern - any of various ferns of the genus Dryopteriswood fern - any of various ferns of the genus Dryopteris
fern - any of numerous flowerless and seedless vascular plants having true roots from a rhizome and fronds that uncurl upward; reproduce by spores
Dryopteris, genus Dryopteris - large widespread genus of medium-sized terrestrial ferns; in some classification systems placed in Polypodiaceae
Dryopteris fragrans, fragrant cliff fern, fragrant shield fern, fragrant wood fern - fern or northern Eurasia and North America having fragrant fronds
Dryopteris filix-mas, male fern - fern of North America and Europe whose rhizomes and stalks yield an oleoresin used to expel tapeworms
Dryopteris oreades, mountain male fern - a fern of the genus Dryopteris
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Leather wood fern (Dryopteris marginalis) is a vigorous grower.
In addition to the manuscripts, the Oshatzes make scarves of reproductions of fine arts pieces, musical instruments and a jazz theme, as well as renditions of spreading wood fern, bamboo, horse racing, even a whimsical "seeking" scarf based on newspaper personals ads.
BIRTHDAYS Stan Cosgrove 82 manager of Moyglare Stud; Christopher Hodgson 60 racecourse director at Cheltenham; Peter McNeile 46 director of sponsorship at Cheltenham; Darwin Banach 44 trainer of Sky Conqueror; Garth Puller 58 former champion jockey in South Africa; Alberto Delgado 45 former US champion apprentice; David Kinsella 29 rider of Downland & Raven's Pass; Bill Bromley 66 owner of Wood Farm Stud; Barry Morgan 68 former Burton-on-Trent trainer; Patrick Holmes 51 assistant to Peter Beaumont; John Hedge 47 jockeys' valet; Ray Jones 50 co-owner of Wood Fern Please notify birthday greetings at least one week before publication
THE deciduous Wallich's wood fern has an attractive shuttlecock shape.
TODAY'S SARABAND SELECTIONS: BANGOR: 2.30 Pavanne, 3.05 Fantastic Arts, 3.40 Wood Fern, 4.15 Laoch Dubh, 4.50 Native City, 5.25 Bonneta.
NAOMI MATTHEW: 2.20 Daylami Dreams, 2.50 The Honest Fiddler, 3.25 Wood Fern, 4.00 Bafana Boy, 4.35 Scuzme, 5.05 Poseidon's Secret, 5.35 Bardolet.
Dryopteris erythrosora The hardy wood fern's feathery new growth blends copper, pink, and gold tones that turn rust-colored in fall.
All-weather action is at Wolverhampton, where Wood Fern can gain reward for a hat-trick of secondplaced finishes in the Holiday Inn Garden Court Wolverhampton Handicap.
Another trainer grateful for every winner at the moment is Mick Channon, who has experienced a disappointing mid-season lull but moved on to 51 for the campaign when Wood Fern took the Dearle & Henderson Selling Stakes.
My nap, Wood Fern (4.40), is taken to recoup losses incurred on her expensive debut defeat in a hot Ripon maiden.
The following families are in the order Polypodiales treated in this paper are Dryopteridaceae (wood fern family), Hymenophyllaceae (filmy fern family), Lygodiaceae (climbing fern family), Marsileaceae (water-clover family), and Osmundaceae (royal fern family).
NAOMI MATTHEW: 2.10 Tank Top, 2.40 Trigger The Light, 3.10 Crescent Island, 3.40 Back Among Friends, 4.10 Phardessa, 4.40 Dickie Lewis, 5.10 Wood Fern.