wall-rue

wall rue

noun
a small, delicate fern, Asplenium rutamuraria, having fan-shaped leaflets and growing on walls and cliffs.

Origin:
1540–50

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wall rue
 
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a delicate fern, Asplenium ruta-muraria, that grows in rocky crevices and walls in North America and Eurasia

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