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Fern

Observed: 16th June 2012 By: Mattybrown2
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
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fern
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Will Avery's picture

Brown spots on the back of the leaves

The brown spots on the back of the leaves, which produce spores, are important in identifying ferns, so a detailed picture of the back of the leaf can be very useful if they are present.

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Scaly Male Fern tends to have

Scaly Male Fern tends to have a dark join where the pinnae join the main stem. This is green in Male Fern

Dan Wrench
Biodiversity Officer - Shropshire
dan.wrench@shropshire.gov.uk
www.NaturalShropshire.org.uk
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Mattybrown2's picture

thank you

thank you