Tag - Ferns

An unwanted caterpillar

Sweet nectar gives ferns a bitter taste

A collection of papers on Extrafloral Nectaries has recently moved into Free Access at Annals of Botany. One of the papers raises the question, can a plant that never flowers have extrafloral nectaries? Nectar secretion...

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Duke botanists go gaga over ferns

Yes, I know that ‘everyone and their dog’ has probably written something about this item, but sometimes you’ve just got to go with the flow. So, here’s my take on the story that straddles the ‘in your face...