rock fern


: any of various ferns that grow chiefly on or among rocks: such as
: a finely divided tropical Asiatic and Australasian fern (Cheilanthes tenuifolia) that has been implicated in Australia in an acute intoxication of cattle
: any of several chiefly tropical ferns of the genus Asplenium

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“Rock fern.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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