bright winter fern

bright winter fern

Observation - bright winter fern - UK and Ireland. Description: found this growing along the lower slopes of the Frome valley whilst in west country, a tough, shiny leaf, mediterranean-looking - can't recall seeing much of it in the east, suggesting it likes the extra rainfall?

found this growing along the lower slopes of the Frome valley whilst in west country, a tough, shiny leaf, mediterranean-looking - can't recall seeing much of it in the east, suggesting it likes the extra rainfall?