Definition of Oblong woodsia
1. Noun. A common rock-inhabiting fern of northern temperate regions having rusty-brown stipes and lanceolate pinnate fronds.
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Literary usage of Oblong woodsia
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1. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1913)
"Ray's Woodsia, oblong woodsia. 2. Woodsia alpina (Bolton) SF Gray. Alpine Woodsia. Fig. 24. Acrostichum alpinum Bolton, Fil. Brit. 76. 1790. ..."
2. Ferns: British and Exotic by Edward Joseph Lowe, Alexander Francis Lydon, Benjamin Fawcett (1867)
"THE Oblong 'Woodsia is a beautiful dwarf indigenous species, growing in crevices of rocks, and very rare in Great Britain. A deciduous half-hardy species ..."
3. Our Ferns in Their Haunts: A Guide to All the Native Species by Willard Nelson Clute (1901)
"Among its common names are oblong Woodsia, hairy Woodsia and hair fern. A living plant of this species is illustrated in the initial design for this chapter ..."
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