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Bracken Fern Spore Under the Microscope

Bracken Fern Spore

This kidney shape is characteristic of nearly all fern spores.

Transmitted Off Crossed Polarized Light Illumination


KINGDOM: Plantae DIVISION: Pteridophyta CLASS: Pteridopsida ORDER: Dennstaedtiales FAMILY: Dennstaedtiaceae GENUS: Pteridium SPECIES:

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