Definition of Dagger fern
1. Noun. North American evergreen fern having pinnate leaves and dense clusters of lance-shaped fronds.
Generic synonyms: Fern
Group relationships: Genus Polystichum, Polystichum
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Literary usage of Dagger fern
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1. Gardening (1905)
"... or dagger fern, is a pretty evergreen fern found growing all along the mountains from California into Oregon. It grows about 18 inches high and is very ..."