(Aka Athyrium filix-femina)
A large, feathery species of fern native to the temperate Northern Hemisphere, where it is abundant in moist, partly shaded areas, and usually in slightly acidic soils. It can grow to a height of 2 to 3 feet.
1. For a complete and detailed description of this fern, click here.
2. According to the Wikipedia: The rhizomes [underground stems, but not the root] and young fronds are poisonous when raw, but edible after cooking.
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