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Resurrection Fern

Pleopeltis polypodioides


The first photo shows shriveled "dead" ferns below "live" green fern fronds. This epiphyte turns brown and shrivels up, looking dead, until the rain comes, when it resurrects itself.

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Heather R
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Heather R

Florida, USA

Spotted on May 22, 2016
Submitted on May 22, 2016

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