Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

Non-flowering plant. Ferns grow mainly in warm, moist areas; there are c.10,000 species. The best-known genus Pteridium (bracken) grows on moorland and in open woodland. Ferns are characterized by two ...

From:  fern  in  World Encyclopedia »

Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.