maiden-hair spleenwort

maidenhair spleenwort

noun
an evergreen fern, Asplenium trichomanes, abundant in woody areas of the North Temperate Zone, having thickly clustered fronds.

Origin:
1830–40

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maidenhair spleenwort

noun
small rock-inhabiting fern of northern temperate zone and Hawaii with pinnate fronds 
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