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Scaly Male Fern

Observed: 1st June 2013 By: Bombusbohemicus
Black Country and Staffordshire NaturalistsInvertebrate Challenge
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Scaly Male Fern
Scaly male
Species interactions

No interactions present.


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At this time of year ...

... (or perhaps earlier most years) the colour of the unfurling fronds is also distinctive.

(BTW, my agreement is for Dryopteris affinis agg. - I'm not yet up to reliably distinguishing the 4 species.