Polystichum setiferum, Soft Shield-fern, Weir Quay to Bere Ferrers road, Tamar Valley, South Devon

Polystichum setiferum, Soft Shield-fern, Weir Quay to Bere Ferrers road, Tamar Valley, South Devon

Observation - Polystichum setiferum, Soft Shield-fern, Weir Quay to Bere Ferrers road, Tamar Valley, South Devon - UK and Ireland. Description: Growing on a roadside bank. Lower pinnae not a lot shorter than the longest pinnae. A long stipe. This Soft Shield-fern has a more typical frond shape than the one I posted a couple of days ago, although the two were growing not far apart. I hope Alan

Growing on a roadside bank.

Lower pinnae not a lot shorter than the longest pinnae. A long stipe. This Soft Shield-fern has a more typical frond shape than the one I posted a couple of days ago, although the two were growing not far apart. I hope Alan agrees.