hare's-foot fern

noun

plural hare's-foot ferns
1
: a fern (Davallia canariensis) of the Canary Islands and Madeira having a soft gray hairy rootstock
2
: an Australian fern (Davallia pyxidata)
3
: a bristle fern (Trichomanes boschianum)
4

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“Hare's-foot fern.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hare%27s-foot%20fern. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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