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Pod Fern

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Ultramafic rocks can be either igneous or metamorphic. They are characterized by a very low silica content (<45%), high magnesium and iron content and low potassium. Serpentine soils, which are rather rare and localized in distribution, are derived from ultramafic … Continue reading

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Leathery Polypody

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While camping at Bullard’s Beach State Park in Oregon, Leonard and I walked to the old Bullard Family Cemetery early one morning. The previous day we saw wren tits in the brush surrounding the cemetery and I wanted to photograph … Continue reading

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Bracken Fern

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I have not posted a fern in a long time. . . Bracken fern (Pteridium aquilinum), a cosmopolitan plant found throughout the world, is considered one of the most abundant plant species. Its habitat is acidic, often sandy, soils, dry to … Continue reading

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Maidenhair Fern

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Except for the conifers, there is very little green growth visible at this time of the year where we live. I miss “green”  during the winter months and thus always enjoy heading to  more moderate and wetter areas,even in January … Continue reading

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