Definitions for osmunda regalis
royal fern, royal osmund, king fern, ditch fern, French bracken, Osmunda regalis(noun)
large deeply rooted fern of worldwide distribution with upright bipinnate compound tufted fronds
Osmunda regalis, the royal fern, is a species of deciduous fern, native to Europe, Africa and Asia, growing in woodland bogs and on the banks of streams. The species is sometimes known as flowering fern due to the appearance of its fertile fronds.
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