Rich-brown spore cases on central leaves. Young stalks covered with golden-brown hairs, soon falling off. Pale green 2-pinnate erect leaves, 60-100cm long. Short, stout erect stem. Height: To 2m
Boggy, marshy woods and fens. Frequent in Western half of Ireland, rarer in East.
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Photographs above: Ballingeary, Co.Cork.