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buckler fern

noun
1.
any of various ferns of the genus Dryopteris, such as D. dilatata (broad buckler fern): family Polypodiaceae
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  • The Prickly buckler fern retains its fronds through the winter.

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  • The foliage of the Mountain buckler fern is of a pale green colour.

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  • The Marsh buckler fern is not uncommon, and in suitably moist positions is often very abundant.

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  • The Mountain buckler fern dies down in the winter and the new fronds appear in the spring.

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  • As has been indicated, the Prickly buckler fern varies enormously, both in size and in almost every other particular.

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