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RE: Red Fern

  • Subject: RE: [ferns] Red Fern
  • From: "Winter, Wim de" Wim.dewinter@wur.nl
  • Date: Thu, 10 Nov 2005 22:01:10 +0100
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  • Thread-topic: [ferns] Spore request


From the book's summary I gather it is red in spring. Frequently young fern
leaves in sunny regions are red.


-----Original Message-----
# To: ferns@hort.net
# Subject: RE: [ferns] "Where the Red Fern Grows"
# From: bkhamilton <bkhamilton@earthlink.net>
# Date: Mon, 7 Nov 2005 07:43:17 -0500 (GMT-05:00)

I grew up in Oklahoma, was interestd in ferns, and never heard of red ones.  I
wonder if "red" fern refers to the color of the fronds after they have gone
dormant, rather than when they are active.

South Bend In

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