a fern, Dennstaedtia punctilobula, of eastern North America, having brittle, yellow-green fronds.
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How to use hay-scented fern in a sentence
In parts of the country, especially from Connecticut southward, the hay-scented fern is one of the abundant plants.
After untold centuries, the wild rose and the hay-scented fern cluster round the boulder, and dandelions star the grass.In the Open | Stanton Davis Kirkham
But I can testify that the hay-scented fern does not make so good a bed as it promises.
The hay-scented fern is very sensitive, withering with the early frosts.