Definition of buckler fern in English:

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buckler fern

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noun

A European fern with deeply divided lobes and with stalks that are typically covered with brown scales.
  • Several species in the genus Dryopteris, family Dryopteridaceae
Example sentences
  • There were plenty of ferns in the wood, but they were mostly male fern or common buckler fern, with a good number of hard ferns along the path-sides.
  • Some of the rare plants to benefit from the Project will include limestone fern, baneberry, soloman's seal and rigid buckler fern.
  • The native broad buckler fern is a deciduous fern to 80 cm x 80 cm usually found in moist situations in native woods, commonest on acid soil.
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