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Most of the fern-like growth in the hedgerow and on the laneside is actually Hedge Parsley, a flowering plant.
Hart's Tongue fern adds an exotic touch to a broken wall by the corner shop in the village. It now has sporangia arranged along the back of some of its fronds.
Wind flurries the canal. It has driven leaves to the edge of the sheltered stretch, where they float on the surface like a swirling cape in a Klimt painting.