Winter Green Wall-rue

Wall-rue
Wall-rue (Asplenium ruta-muraria)   Photo: Janet Higgins

A few tufts of this distinctive fern, with its diamond or fan-shaped pinnules, were found growing out of crevices in the old wall surrounding Kettlestone Church. 

Wall-rue is winter green so stands out at this time of year meaning it is one of the plants to look out for in winter.

Janet Higgins  09.02.2019