Definition of Creeping fern

1. Noun. Delicate fern of the eastern United States having a twining stem and palmately-lobed sterile fronds and forked fertile fronds.

Exact synonyms: Hartford Fern, Lygodium Palmatum
Generic synonyms: Climbing Fern



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Creeping Fern

creepiness
creepinesses
creeping
creeping Charlie
creeping Jenny
creeping St John's wort
creeping bellflower
creeping bent
creeping bugle
creeping crowfoot
creeping elegance
creeping eruption
creeping fern (current term)
creeping juniper
creeping lily
creeping myiasis
creeping oxalis
creeping palsy
creeping snowberry
creeping spike rush
creeping thistle
creeping thistles
creeping thrombosis
creeping thyme
creeping ulcer
creeping willow

Literary usage of Creeping fern

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1. Floral Decorations for the Dwelling House: A Practical Guide to the Home by Annie Hassard (1876)
"In Top Trumpet:—The same, with the addition of creeping fern. TRUMPET VASE. Tazza:—White Water Lilies, pink Christine Geranium, white and pink Rhodanthe, ..."

2. Recollections of a Happy Life: Being the Autobiography of Marianne North by Marianne North (1892)
"There were tall trees above, which seemed to have long fern-like leaves also hanging from them, when really it was only a large creeping fern which had ..."

3. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.), Wild Flower Preservation Society of America (1903)
"work, or structure, on the land of another, or shall wilfully cut, destroy, or take away from the land of another, any creeping fern, crops, shrub, ..."

4. A Natural History of New and Rare Ferns: Containing Species and Varieties by Edward Joseph Lowe (1868)
"A very distinct, interesting, creeping Fern, having most delicate, elegant, entire, roundish, nearly stemless, deep green, glossy fronds, ..."

5. Our Ferns in Their Haunts: A Guide to All the Native Species by Willard Nelson Clute (1901)
"This species is also called creeping fern, snake-tongue fern, Hartford fern and Windsor fern, the last two names referring to localities where it was once ..."

6. Floral Decorations for the Dwelling House: A Practical Guide to the Home by Annie Hassard (1876)
"In Top Trumpet:—The same, with the addition of creeping fern. TRUMPET VASE. Tazza:—White Water Lilies, pink Christine Geranium, white and pink Rhodanthe, ..."

7. Recollections of a Happy Life: Being the Autobiography of Marianne North by Marianne North (1892)
"There were tall trees above, which seemed to have long fern-like leaves also hanging from them, when really it was only a large creeping fern which had ..."

8. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.), Wild Flower Preservation Society of America (1903)
"work, or structure, on the land of another, or shall wilfully cut, destroy, or take away from the land of another, any creeping fern, crops, shrub, ..."

9. A Natural History of New and Rare Ferns: Containing Species and Varieties by Edward Joseph Lowe (1868)
"A very distinct, interesting, creeping Fern, having most delicate, elegant, entire, roundish, nearly stemless, deep green, glossy fronds, ..."

10. Our Ferns in Their Haunts: A Guide to All the Native Species by Willard Nelson Clute (1901)
"This species is also called creeping fern, snake-tongue fern, Hartford fern and Windsor fern, the last two names referring to localities where it was once ..."

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