fragile fern


: a delicate fern (Cystopteris fragilis) widely distributed in Europe, Asia, and North America with 2 or 3 thin pinnatifid fronds, creeping rootstocks, and slender brittle stems

called also brittle fern

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“Fragile fern.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Dec. 2023.

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