Four Feisty Ferns

I’m studying plants for the CPH exam (certified professional horticulturist) and am fearful of the ferns.  They are long on Latin and difficult to memorize…so many syllables!  Here are some of the meanings of these four feisty ferns.  (From Dictionary of Plant Names by Timber Press) Blechnum spicant or Deer Fern.  This is an evergreen native fern.     Blechnum is a Greek name for fern. … Continue reading Four Feisty Ferns