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.

Notes
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


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