TITLE

Fern

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Fern, any one of a large class of flowerless, seedless plants. There are about 12 families, 260 genera, and at least 10,000 species. About 250 species of ferns grow in the United States, chiefly in Florida and other southeastern states. A few species, however, grow north of the Arctic Circle. Ferns are used in floral pieces and as house plants.
ACCESSION #
37309386

 

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