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Plant of the Day: Asplenium rhizophyllum walking fern
Walking spleenwort is usually found on shaded, high-pH rocks and cliffs. It gets its common name from its ability to develop new roots and shoots from the tips of its slender, arching fronds when they touch the ground. As this process is repeated, the plant may appear to "w ...Learn More
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