goldenback

noun

variants or goldback
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: a gold fern (Pityrogramma triangularis) of the Pacific coastal region of North America that has erect fronds with dark brown shining stripes and broad coriaceous blades with the segments broadly rounded

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“Goldenback.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/goldenback. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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