Goldie's fern


Gol·​die's fern
variants or Goldie-fern or Goldie's shield fern or Goldie's wood fern
: a North American fern (Dryopteris goldiana) with a blackish lustrous stipe

Word History


after John Goldie †1886 Scottish traveler in the U.S., its discoverer

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“Goldie's fern.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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