Definition of Alpine woodsia
1. Noun. Slender fern of northern North America with shining chestnut-colored stipes and bipinnate fronds with usually distinct marginal sori.
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Alpine Woodsia
Literary usage of Alpine woodsia
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1. Where to Find Ferns: With a Special Chapter on the Ferns Round London by Francis George Heath (1885)
"THE alpine woodsia. Woodsia alpina. (Plate XV., Fig. 4, page 77.) LENGTH OF FROND.—One to six inches. GENERAL DESCRIPTION.—Roots slender, fibrous, wiry. ..."
2. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States: Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1896)
"Ascends to 5ooo ft. in New Hampshire. Also in Europe and Asia. June-Aug. 2. Woodsia alpina (Bolton) SF Gray. alpine woodsia. (Fig. 17. ..."
3. Report: New York by Otis Stuart (1904)
"Ostrich Fern. Onoclea Struthiopteris (L.) Hoffm. Alluvial soil. Infrequent. Th. WOODSIA R. Br. 23. W. alpina (Bolton) SF Gray. alpine woodsia. ..."
4. Michigan Flora: A List of the Fern and Seed Plants Growing Without Cultivation by William James Beal (1904)
"Alluvial soil. Infrequent. Th. WOODSIA R. Br. 23. W. alpina (Bolton) SF Gray. alpine woodsia. W. hyperborea R. Br. UP, OA Farwell. 24. ..."