A Flora and Fauna of Symi

A personal guide to the wildlife of Symi and beyond

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Spleenwort

November 11, 2016

After no rain for 6 months this tufted evergreen fern goes from a rolled up frond to prevent desiccation to a lovely green wall pant after just one hour's rain. Usually found on north facing walls and rocks. Ceterach officinarum.

 

 

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