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.

Exact synonyms: Flower-cup Fern, Northern Woodsia, Woodsia Alpina
Generic synonyms: Woodsia

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Alpine Woodsia

Alpine anemone
Alpine besseya
Alpine celery pine
Alpine enchanter's nightshade
Alpine fir
Alpine glacier
Alpine golden chain
Alpine lady fern
Alpine lift
Alpine mouse-ear
Alpine scurvy
Alpine type of glacier
Alpine woodsia
Alpinia Zerumbet
Alpinia galanga
Alpinia officinalis
Alpinia officinarum
Alpinia purpurata
Alpinia speciosa
Alport's syndrome

Literary usage of Alpine woodsia

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

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. ..."

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