Name: Harts-tongue

Scientific name:

Category: Moss and Lichen

Nature Stars: 40

What are nature stars?

About: A medium-sized fern, growing on rocks, walls and mossy branches.

How to identify: A very simple fern, the frond being just a single glossy green blade, with spores underneath.

Where: Widespread.

Fantastic fact: The harts tonngue fern gets its name because (apparently) it looks like the tongue of a deer…

Photograph credit: Photo credit tbc

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