Definition of Green spleenwort

1. Noun. A small fern with slim green fronds; widely distributed in cool parts of northern hemisphere.

Exact synonyms: Asplenium Viride
Generic synonyms: Spleenwort



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Green Spleenwort

green screen
green screens
green sea
green sea turtle
green sea turtles
green sickness
green slip
green slips
green smoothie
green smut
green smut fungus
green snake
green soap
green soap tincture
green soybean
green spleenwort (current term)
green spot
green spots
green sputum
green state
green sulfur bacteria
green tax
green taxes
green tea
green teas
green thumb
green thumbs
green tobacco sickness
green ton

Literary usage of Green spleenwort

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1. Wild Flowers of the North American Mountains by Julia W. Henshaw (1915)
"green spleenwort Asplenium viride. ... or Large Lady Fern, has much bigger and more flaccid leaves than the green spleenwort. It is frequently confused with ..."

2. The Red Dragon: The National Magazine of Wales edited by Charles Wilkins, James Harris (1883)
"But the pilot thought of an incursion made into this dingle, years ago, by a ruthless nurseryman, who had seized every root of green spleenwort he could ..."

3. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1905)
"... then fronds which resemble the green spleenwort (Asplenium viride) in texture and form, after which stage they become spinulose-toothed and begin to ..."

4. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.), Wild Flower Preservation Society of America (1905)
"... then fronds which resemble the green spleenwort (Asplenium viride) in texture and form, after which stage they become spinulose-toothed and begin to ..."

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