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Hart's-tongue Fern

Asplenium scolopendrium


A fern with tongue-shaped leaves, hence it's name "Hart's-tongue". The sori on the downside of the leaf form a line-shaped pattern.


A remarkable characteristic of this species is the lack of information about the ideal habitat. We do know that they like humid and shadow rich places. I found it on the side of a canal, so near water. The only plants that grew nearby were Pteridium aquilinum and Fallopia japonica.


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Aciinonyx 7 years ago

Thank you!

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 7 years ago

Interesting spotting !

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Brecht, Vlaanderen, Belgium

Spotted on May 13, 2013
Submitted on May 13, 2013

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