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Myrrhis odorata (Sweet cecily)

Other names: Sweet chervil, Sweet Mary, Great chervil, Myrr, Sweet bracken, Anise, British myrrh, Garden myrrh, Sweet fern, Sweet cicely

M. odorata is an erect, herbaceous perennial with pinnate, aromatic, edible, bright green leaves divided into toothed, oblong to lance-shaped segments and, in early summer, branching stems bearing umbels of tiny, star-shaped, white flowers followed by glossy, ridged, brown fruit.decorative seed-pods.
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Ultimate spread 1m
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Ultimate height 1.5m
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Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
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Salvinia natans (Floating fern)

Other names: Floating watermoss, Water butterfly wings, Marsilea natans, Salvinia europaea

S. natans is a tender, floating, aquatic, annual fern with paired, elliptic, pale green leaves, each pair with a submerged, root-like leaf.
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Ultimate spread 0.5m
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Ultimate height 0.05m
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Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
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Azolla filiculoides (Water fern)

Other names: Fairy moss, Azolla caroliniana

A. filiculoides is a tender floating aquatic plant. It has small, fern-like foliage that is red or purple in sun or green to blue-green in shade.
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Ultimate spread 0m
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Ultimate height 0.01m
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Time to ultimate size 1-2 years
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Adiantum pedatum (Maidenhair fern)

Other names: American maidenhair

A. pedatum is a hardy, deciduous fern. In early spring, delicate, mid-green leaves unfurl on dark brown, wiry stems and last until autumn.
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Ultimate spread 0.4m
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Ultimate height 0.4m
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Time to ultimate size 5-10 years
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Blechnum spicant (Hard fern)

Other names: Rusty back, Snake fern, Deer fern

B. spicant is a small evergreen fern with spreading, narrow, dark-green fronds bearing comb-like leaves.
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Ultimate spread 0.5m
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Ultimate height 0.5m
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Time to ultimate size 5-10 years
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Stegnogramma pozoi (Stegnogramma )

Other names: Swamp fern, Thelypteris pozoi, Gymnogramma mollissima, Leptogramma mollissima

S. pozoi is a terrestrial or epiphytic, boderline hardy, deciduous to semi-evergreen fern bearing erect to arching, lance-shaped, pinnate, bright green fronds with hairy, oblong, rounded, paired pinnae. Spores are produced from late spring to late summer.
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Ultimate spread 0.8m
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Ultimate height 0.6m
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Time to ultimate size 5-10 years
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Asparagus densiflorus 'Myersii' (Plume asparagus)

Other names: Foxtail fern, Asparagus meyeri, Asparagus 'Myers', Asparagus densiflorus 'Meyersii', Asparagus densiflorus 'Meyers'

'Myersii' is a tender, compact, tuberous, evergreen perennial with upright to arching stems bearing smaller, leaf-like, bright green stems. Racemes of insignificant, white flowers in summer are followed by bright red fruit.
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Ultimate spread 0.5m
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Ultimate height 0.5m
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Time to ultimate size 5-10 years
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Platycerium superbum (Giant staghorn fern)

Other names: Staghorn fern

P. superbum is a vigorous yet tender, evergreen, epiphytic fern with large, upright, rounded to kidney-shaped, deeply lobed, grey-green sterile fronds and long, pendent, wedge-shaped, forked, leathery, bright green fertile fronds.
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Ultimate spread 1.5m
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Ultimate height 2m
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Time to ultimate size 10-20 years
to maturity
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Selaginella uncinata (Peacock moss)

Other names: Peacock spikemoss, Rainbow fern, Blue spike moss, Love-in-a-tangle, Blue spikemoss

S. uncinata is a trailing, stem-rooting, semi-evergreen perennial forming a mat of pinnate branches bearing pinnate, metallic blue-green leaves.
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Ultimate spread 0.6m
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Ultimate height 0.05m
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Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
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Selaginella kraussiana (Kraus's spikemoss)

Other names: Mat spike moss, Spreading clubmoss, Trailing spike moss, Club moss, Frosy fern

S. kraussiana is a tender, mat-forming, evergreen perennial with trailing stems bearing finely-divided, bright green leaves.
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Ultimate spread 0.3m
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Ultimate height 0.03m
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Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
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