Definition of Snake fern
1. Noun. Tropical fern widespread in Old World; naturalized in Jamaica and Florida.
Generic synonyms: Climbing Fern
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Snake Fern
Literary usage of Snake fern
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Publications by English Dialect Society (1893)
"Snake-fern. Pteris aquilina, L., Bracken.—SW (Deverill.) Snake-flower. (i) Verbascum nigrum, L., Black Mullein. Children are cautioned not to gather it, ..."
2. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1913)
"... and Grey Counties, Ontario, and near asia. Widely different forms are cultivated in Europe. Snake-fern, Sea-weed fern. il. ..."
3. The American Botanist edited by Willard Nelson Clute (1903)
"... and maiden-hair (Adiantum pedatum) growing in greater profusion than I have seen them anywhere else. Here, too, were fine specimens of rattle-snake fern ..."