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Cinnamon Fern

Osmundastrum cinnamomeum


As the fern emerges from the ground in early spring it is covered in a light brownish-colored wool but it is quickly lost.


gravel, next to a water ditch.

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Greg Shchepanek
Greg Shchepanek 11 months ago

Thank you Shellys Vintage, this is either a cinnamon or interrupted fern, judging by the size I would say cinnamon. Thank you very much for the correction.

Shellys Vintage
Shellys Vintage 11 months ago

Ostrich fern fiddleheads do not have hair. They have brown parchment.

See here....

Must be something else :)

alicelongmartin 7 years ago


C.Sydes 7 years ago

beautiful, nice spoting

harsuame 7 years ago

Fantástico bellas series

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Lat: 45.42, Long: -75.55

Spotted on Apr 16, 2012
Submitted on Apr 17, 2012

Spotted for mission

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