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  1. oak fern, Gymnocarpium dryopteris, Thelypteris dryopterisnoun

    bright blue-green fern widely distributed especially in damp acid woodlands of temperate northern hemisphere


  1. oak fern

    Gymnocarpium is a small genus of ferns, called oak ferns. It was once placed with various other groups, including the dryopteroid ferns and the athyrioid ferns. Cladistic analysis has demonstrated that Gymnocarpium and Cystopteris form a natural but relatively primitive clade that is basal to the asplenioid, thelypterioid, and athyrioid ferns comprehensively. Gymnocarpium sori are small, round and naked. These ferns generally have a slender, creeping rhizome under the surface of the ground, and fairly thin-textured fronds.


  1. oak fern

    An oak fern, scientifically known as Gymnocarpium dryopteris, is a perennial plant prevalent in the Northern Hemisphere. It is characterized by its triple-branched fronds and the golden scales on its stalk. The oak fern is found mostly in shady and damp forests and is part of the Wood Fern Family. This plant doesn't resemble an oak tree, but is named so due to its common occurrence among oak trees.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of oak fern in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of oak fern in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7


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