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  • 2) (P. vulgare) is widely diffused in the British Isles, where it is found on walls, banks, trees, &c.; the creeping, densely-scaly rootstock bears deeply pinnately cut fronds, the fertile ones bearing on the back.
  • Cornubiense is a very elegant plant with finely-divided fronds; var.
  • Cristatum is a handsome variety with fronds forking at the apex and the tips of all the pinnae crested and curled.
  • P. dryopteris, generally known as oakfern, is a very graceful plant with delicate fronds, 6 to 12 in.
  • P. phegopteris (beechfern) is a graceful species with a black, slender root-stock, from which the pinnate fronds rise on long stalks, generally about 12 in.

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