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Noun: silvery spleenwort
  1. Fern with elongate silvery outgrowths enclosing the developing spores
    - Deparia acrostichoides, Athyrium thelypteroides
  2. North American fern with narrow fronds on yellowish leafstalks
    - glade fern, narrow-leaved spleenwort, Athyrium pycnocarpon, Diplazium pycnocarpon

Type of: fern

Part of: Athyrium, Deparia, genus Athyrium, genus Deparia

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