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Unknown spotting


A fern with it's spore stalk separate from the leaf.


In a bunch of trees and by the woods

1 species ID suggestions

Cinnamon Fern
Osmundastrum cinnamomeum Osmundastrum cinnamomeum - Botany Photo of the Day


KristalWatrous 6 years ago

Craig, I'm new to the eastern US, so I am not the most knowledgeable about the fern flora here either. Maybe someone who knows the ferns of the northeast can weigh in and help us out?

craigwilliams 6 years ago

Perhaps I was a little hasty and did wonder about the lack of colour in the waning sterile frond. I'm sure your knowledge of US ferns is deeper than mine Kristal.

KristalWatrous 6 years ago

This is probably a Botrychium sp., but I don't know which one. (

Maine, USA

Lat: 44.30, Long: -69.11

Spotted on Oct 26, 2011
Submitted on Oct 26, 2011

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