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Blechnum spicant
Blechnum spicant
Blechnum spicant

Wikipedia description

Blechnum spicant is a species of fern in the family polypodiaceae, known by the common names hard-fern or deer fern. It is native to Europe and western North America. Like some other Blechnum it has two types of leaves. The sterile leaves have flat, wavy-margined leaflets 5 to 8 millimeters wide, while the fertile leaves have much narrower leaflets, each with two thick rows of sori on the underside.

B. spicant is hardy and evergreen, growing to 0.5 m (1 ft 8 in). It has gained the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit.

Scientific classification

Clade: Leptosporangiate Monilophytes
Order: Polypodiales
Family: Blechnaceae
Species: Blechnum spicant


Sample nameSample codeTissueRNA extractorSample providerBLASTSRA dataAssembly data
VITX-Blechnum_spicantVITXyoung leafBGID. W. Stevenson