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Gristle Fern

Blechnum cartilagineum

Description:

Blechnum cartilagineum is known as the Gristle Fern or Soft Water Fern. It is a resilient and abundant fern growing in eastern Australia. Seen in rainforest and eucalyptus forest areas. Younger fronds may be pink.

Habitat:

The Gristle Fern is very tolerant of dry conditions once established in a shady area, and at present the Cumberland State Forest is a moist and well shaded area. Here's some info: http://www.forestrycorporation.com.au/vi...


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Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia

Lat: -33.74, Long: 151.04

Spotted on Jul 31, 2013
Submitted on Sep 3, 2013

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