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any of numerous flowerless and seedless vascular plants having true roots from a rhizome and fronds that uncurl upward

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At any rate it was a call, for it was followed by the rushing of bodies through the ferns and brush from all directions.
And ever the ferns carpeted the way of his feet, ever the forest climbed with him and arched overhead, and ever the clean joy and sweetness stole in upon his senses.
Velvety moss was everywhere, out of which grew maiden-hair and gold-back ferns.
He caught up a coconut calabash attached to the end of a stick of bamboo, dipped into the greenery of ferns, and presented to Jerry the calabash brimming with the precious water.
This fern was once common around Hartford, Connecticut, (hence the name), and because of over-collecting, the State Legislature passed a law to protect this fern from being taken from another person's property (Clute 1938).
We're looking forward to serving the Fern Creek and Louisville community in our new banking center", stated Jill Harris, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the Fern Creek banking center.
In the top half of the draw, Yorkshire County Junior and event favourite Fern played Chelsea Crawley of Cowcliffe Lib and won 21-14.
I attribute the health of my fern to the good drainage of the potting mix in which it grows and the cool, bright room that it calls home.
For the more ambitious there is the splendid Australian Tree fern which requires regular watering and winter protection to establish over here, the most popular growing at no more than an inch a year.
Fern also took questions from the audience at the event held at the Botanical Gardens, Edgbaston.
Start the task is scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2014 / first quarter of 2015The planned depth of holes Fern 61 - 2 676 m;Fern 62 - 2 678 m;Fern 64 - 2 678 m;Fern 65 - 2 680 mThe holes will be executed sequentially.
She looks a decade younger than she is, yet it's clear Fern won't complain about being cast aside in favour of a younger model.
In the previous week, New Zealand Trade and Enterprise (NZTE) has ordered an expat Kiwi to remove its silver fern logo from his Twitter profile and cited copyright infringement as the reason.
This reliance on external water during reproduction may impose limitations on the geographic distribution of fern species and gradients in species richness (Given, 1993; and references therein), although the existence of xeric adapted ferns demonstrates that this limitation is surmountable.
But Fern, 55, claimed she would gladly turn her back on TV, saying: "I would be happy ironing and cleaning people's houses.