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By Pdb

Lancashire, United Kingdom Gb

Bracken identify question.
I asked yesterday what the difference was between bracken and fern. I have had these sprouting in my garden for years and I dig them up. Could anyone id them for me pls. Both are from the same plant. Thankyou

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If the stems of the leaves pictured come directly from the bottom of the plant then it is a fern. If there is a tall, central stem with with a number of these pictured stems branching off it, then it would be bracken. A picture of the whole plant would have been useful.

8 Sep, 2011


That's what I wanted to say, Bulba - we need to see how the plant comes out of the ground, Pdb.

8 Sep, 2011

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