Shropshire Flora Group Newsletter


Number 7 - Autumn 1998

Scaly Male Fern, Dryopteris affinis

Shropshire Flora Group News

New Records

Smyrnium olusatrum & Puccinia smyrnii

Growing ferns from spores

Botanical Recording in Shropshire

Frog Orchid Update

A pinna from the frond of a sporophyte of Scaly Male Fern, Dryopteris affinis, showing the arrangement of the immature sori. One sorus has ripened, on the 12th pinnule on the left. Collected on 2nd September 1998 from a cultivated fern originally from The Stiperstones.
Back to old newsletters