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Name: Shannon
Tamarac, FL (Zone 10b)
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shinyshay
May 7, 2020 9:00 AM CST
Hello everyone.
Is this a fern? And if so, what kind? May I repot it using potting mix and keep indoors?
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Name: Daisy I
Reno, Nv (Zone 6b)
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DaisyI
May 7, 2020 10:34 AM CST
It does look like a fern leaf. To identify it, we would have to see the rest of the plant and any details you can provide like, does it have ferny roots?
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Name: Shannon
Tamarac, FL (Zone 10b)
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shinyshay
May 7, 2020 11:08 AM CST
I don't have any more samples of it but I realized they had unique yellow spots/dots neatly placed on them and I noticed when I plucked it from my moms garden, its roots were extremely invasive, slightly red if that helps, and was even able to wrap themselves around a huge tree.
Name: Daisy I
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DaisyI
May 7, 2020 11:16 AM CST
It must be some type of Polypodium.
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Name: Lin Vosbury
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)

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plantladylin
May 7, 2020 11:59 AM CST
I agree a polypody type fern and I think it might be the Florida native Cabbage Palm Fern (Phlebodium aureum) often seen growing on Sabal Palm (Sabal palmetto) and Saw Palmetto (Serenoa repens). The little bumps are the sporangia (spores):
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