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Ferns

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Lady-Fern - Athyrium filix-femina


Hard Fern - Blechnum spicant

This fern was originally recorded in 2003 in the coppice block. It was found in the coppice block during a ‘Worky Day’ in November 2018. Unfortunately we do not know if this is the original fern!


Scaly Male Fern - Dryopteris affinis subsp affinis


Borrer's Scaly Male Fern - Dryopteris borrei x felix-mas


Narrow Buckler-fern - Dryopteris carthusiana


Broad Buckler-fern - Dryopteris dilatata


Male-Fern - Dryopteris filix-mas


Adder's-tongue Fern - Ophioglossum vulgatum

This fern is quite rare. It is an indicator of ancient meadows. It is also an annual.


Lemon Scented Fern - Oreopteris limbosperma

This fern actually does smell of lemon!


Pillwort - Pilularia globulifera


Hard Shield Fern - Polystichum aculeatum


Bracken - Pteridium aquilinum