saw fern

noun

Definition of saw fern

: a widely distributed fern (Blechnum serrulatum) with erect stiff fronds that often grows in dense colonies in tropical marshes and is especially common in Florida and the West Indies

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“Saw fern.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/saw%20fern. Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

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