Fern is a member of a group of vascular plants that reproduce via spores and have neither seeds nor flowers. They differ from mosses by being vascular, i.e., having certain tissue that conducts water and nutrients, and having branched stems. Like other vascular plants, ferns have leaves.
What do ferns eat?
The fiddleheads of certain ferns are eaten as a cooked leaf vegetable. The most popular of these are Western swordfern, Polystichum munitum, "king of northwest ferns.
How tall is it ?
Ferns are mostly a tropical group, and New Zealand has an unusually high number of species for a temperate country. We have about 200 species, ranging from 10 m high tree ferns.
What colour is it?
Fern green is a color that resembles ferns. A Crayola crayon named fern was created in 1998, which is a lighter shade of the top color shown on the right. The first recorded use of fern green as a color name in English was in 1902.
What is a fern?
A fern is one of the most important NZ plants. The fern is a design that is used in maori art a lot and is very important to the culture.
Where is a fern found?
The fern is found a lot of different areas. Tree ferns are found growing in tropical and subtropical areas, as well as temperate rainforests in South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, and other island groups nearby. a few genera extend further, such as southern Europe.
Overall the fern is an important NZ bush/plant and is well known for its design.