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Name: kaden
Status: student
Grade: 4-5
Location: CO
Country: N/A
Date: 4/27/2005


Question:
Does the walking fern produce spores?


Replies:
Yes.

For photos of both ways it propagates (multiplies), see the following:

http://www.ct-botanical-society.org/ferns/aspleniumrhiz.html

Anthony Brach Ph.D.


Yes it does. Here is a good resource:

http://www.ct-botanical-society.org/ferns/aspleniumrhiz.html

This web site even has a picture of the sori (clusters of sporangia, which are spore-producing structures) on a walking fern leaf.

Christopher Perkins


All ferns reproduce by spores instead of seeds, so yes, walking ferns do produce spores.

J. Elliott



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