|Spiny Wood Fern|
(Aka Dryopteris expansa | northern buckler-fern | spreading wood fern)
A species of fern native to temperate and subarctic regions of the Northern Hemisphere. It often grows on rotting logs and tree stumps.
1. For a complete and detailed description of this fern, click here.
2. Use: The root contains filicin, a substance that paralyses tapeworms and other internal parasites and has been used as a worm expellent.
|Categories: ferns flora|