Name: Male-fern

Scientific name: Dryopteris filix-mas

Category: Moss and Lichen

Nature Stars: 50

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About: A large woodland fern.

How to identify: One of a number of similar species, including Buckler-Ferns and Lady Fern that are difficult to tell apart.

Where: Widespread.

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Photograph credit: Jens Luedicke

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