Definition of Ditch fern
1. Noun. Large deeply rooted fern of worldwide distribution with upright bipinnate compound tufted fronds.
Generic synonyms: Flowering Fern, Osmund
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ditch Fern
Literary usage of Ditch fern
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1. Our Ferns in Their Haunts: A Guide to All the Native Species by Willard Nelson Clute (1901)
"ditch fern is doubtless in allusion to its growing near water, while buckthorn or buckhorn brake probably has reference to the appearance of the crosiers. ..."