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IRVINE, Calif. — Every 15 minutes or so, the security guard came clacking down the marble walkway, striding past plush ferns and even plusher indoor/outdoor furniture.
Another fossil collected from the same strata and location as the seed fern is of an insect that looks very much like a cockroach of today.
The photo, posted late Thursday night (July 13), frames mother and children with an arch of roses, ferns and other flora.
And even the completely unknown, like fiddlehead ferns.
To get this look, arrange a selection of peonies, dahlias, ferns, forget-me-nots, and hydrangea sepals in a bowl of water and accent them with pieces of driftwood.
The chef, Jason Aldous, forages and then finesses hyper-fresh ingredients — fiddlehead ferns, ramps, organic duck eggs, local oysters — into dishes that highlight the crisp brine of the waters and earthiness of the terroir.
Elegant concrete urns with cascading ferns and flowers frame a stage and lawn seating area built two decades ago, in 1997, welcoming seating for more than 500 enjoying a production penned by The Bard.
On all sides of this young jungle was a fern-floored forest typical of western Oregon.
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Origin and Etymology of fern
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
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Definition of fern for English Language Learners
: a type of plant that has large, delicate leaves and no flowers
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