fragile fern


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Related to fragile fern: Cystopteris fragilis, Cystopteris bulbifera, brittle bladder fern, bulblet bladder fern
  • noun

Synonyms for fragile fern

delicate fern widely distributed in North America and European having thin pinnatifid fronds with brittle stems

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Cystopteris tennesseensis Shaver--This fern is common in the mixed-species population of fragile ferns growing on the limestone walls and crevices of the Rocky Glen drainage.
fragilis x tennesseensis--Plants occur uncommonly in the mixed-species population of fragile ferns growing on the limestone walls and crevices of the Rocky Glen drainage.