rusty woodsia


Definition of rusty woodsia

: a common rock-inhabiting fern (Woodsia ilvensis) of the north temperate zone with rusty-brown stipes and lanceolate pinnate fronds and with the pinnae crowded and sessile

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First Known Use of rusty woodsia

1864, in the meaning defined above

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“Rusty woodsia.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 31 Jul. 2021.

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