Definition of Mountain fern

1. Noun. Common European mountain fern having fragrant lemon or balsam scented fronds.

Exact synonyms: Dryopteris Oreopteris, Oreopteris Limbosperma
Generic synonyms: Fern
Group relationships: Genus Oreopteris, Oreopteris



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mountain Fern

mountain building
mountain buzzard
mountain buzzards
mountain chain
mountain chinchilla
mountain clematis
mountain climber
mountain climbing
mountain clubmoss
mountain cranberry
mountain daisy
mountain devil
mountain disease
mountain ebony
mountain everlasting
mountain fern (current term)
mountain fetterbush
mountain fever
mountain four o'clock
mountain goat
mountain goats
mountain gorilla
mountain gorillas
mountain grape
mountain hare
mountain hares
mountain heath
mountain hemlock
mountain hollyhock
mountain lady's slipper

Literary usage of Mountain fern

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1. Irish Literature by Justin McCarthy, Maurice Francis Egan, Douglas Hyde, Charles Welsh, Gregory, James Jeffrey Roche (1904)
"THE mountain fern. Oh, the fern, the fern, the Irish hill fern, That girds our blue lakes from Lough Ine to Lough Erne, That waves on our crags like the ..."

2. The Golden Treasury of Irish Songs and Lyrics by Charles Welsh (1907)
"THE mountain fern OH, the fern, the fern, the Irish hill fern, That girds our blue lakes from Lough Ine to Lough Erne, That waves on our crags like the ..."

3. Transactions of the Massachusetts Horticultural Society.: Horticultural Hall by Massachusetts Horticultural Society, W.D. Ticknor & Co, James Englebert Teschemacher (1896)
"First in frequency comes the mountain fern, Aspidium N~ove- ... and, therefore, it need not be mistaken for the mountain fern just described. ..."

4. Transactions of the Woolhope Naturalists' Field Club by Woolhope Naturalists' Field Club (1868)
"No more grew there, but in some concealed nook higher up it probably grows in much greater abundance. The brittle mountain fern, ..."

5. The Canadian Monthly and National Review by William White (1875)
"And on some steep overhanging bank, exposed to the rough blasts that sweep the valley, the Mountain- fern rears its ever-youthful head. ..."

6. The Canadian Monthly and National Review by William White (1875)
"And on some stee¡ overhanging bank, exposed to the rou¡,'n blasts that sweep the valley, the Mountain- fern rears its ever-youthful head. ..."

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