Some characteristics of ferns are: they are vascular plants, they have roots and leaves (called fronds) and in some cases they have true stems. Ferns and fern allies are Pteridophytes. More »

Indoor ferns are species of leafy houseplants that are especially well-adapted for living in low-light conditions. Some common types of indoor ferns include the Boston fern, which has long fronds and is especially attrac... More » Home & Garden Gardening & Landscapes Houseplants

Some types of ferns are poisonous to dogs. According to Vet Street, the most common threat comes from asparagus ferns, which contain sapogenin. Dogs that eat the berries of this plant are likely to undergo abdominal dist... More » Pets & Animals Pets Dogs
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