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These fronds were just starting to leaf out and were growing all throughout a mixed forest. The abundance of this fern growing in a forest will restrict the potential for tree seedlings to grow.
Growing throughout a mixed forest.
The common name "hayscented fern" comes from the fact that crushing it produces the aroma of fresh hay.
Spotted on May 23, 2018
Submitted on May 29, 2018