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RE: "Where the Red Fern Grows"

  • Subject: RE: [ferns] "Where the Red Fern Grows"
  • From: "Winter, Wim de" Wim.dewinter@wur.nl
  • Date: Mon, 7 Nov 2005 22:51:28 +0100
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  • Thread-topic: [ferns] "Where the Red Fern Grows"


Just as an illustration:



I haven't tried to identify them yet; in case of the Blechnum it was in fact
the Selaginella below that I was interested in..


-----Original Message-----
From:	owner-ferns@hort.net on behalf of Brian Swale
Sent:	Mon 07-Nov-05 21:56
To:	Tom Stuart; ferns@hort.net
Subject:	Re: [ferns] "Where the Red Fern Grows"
Hi everybody,

Thanks to all and especially to Tom Stuart to a full and lucid explanation of
the Red Fern saga.

I had suspected something like this might be at the bottom of it all, but not
to the degree revealed.

Yes, I know about red Blechnums, especially when growing in very nutrient-
poor sites, and I'll throw in the name of another genus for good measure -
Doodia - which also frequently has ruddy fronds when new..

Many thanks.

I'll be interested to have the response from the source of the query that
started this.

Brian Swale

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