spleenwort meaning

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Noun: spleenwort  'spleen`wurt
  1. Any of various chiefly rock-inhabiting ferns of the genus Asplenium

Derived forms: spleenworts

Type of: fern

Part of: Asplenium, genus Asplenium

Encyclopedia: Spleenwort


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  1. The woodland, hedgerows and open grassland provide a habitat for black spleenwort.
  2. The same goes for the less-aggressive, foot-tall ebony spleenwort.
  3. Green spleenwort ( " Asplenium viride " ) is found on limestone outcrops.
  4. The formation of proliferating buds in ebony spleenwort has also given rise to a taxonomic treatment.
  5. Unlike many other North American spleenworts, it can grow on soil as well as rock.

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