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Wall-rue, Asplenium ruta-muraria

Asplenium ruta-muraria
Luibh na seacht ngábh
Family: Aspleniaceae

Spores ripe June-October. Evergreen. Native.

Small tufted fern with irregularly bi-pinnate fronds, 2-10cm.
Shiny deep-green, slightly fleshy segments, tapering to stalks.
Segments round, diamond or fan-shaped. Sori long, thin, merging.

Very frequent on mortared walls and in crevices on rocks.



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