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Unidentified Fern

Habitat:

Deciduous/fen habitat

Notes:

I have no idea what type of fern this is, or even how to determine what species it is. I love the curling effect though.

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3 Comments

Tom15
Tom15 6 years ago

Bill, I'm not much ahead of you with plants, but I've eaten fiddleheads before, so I knew about them:-)

beaker98
beaker98 6 years ago

Thanks Tom! I did not know that, as I'm really lousy at plant ID and most information related to it. You can tell by my photo collection that I am starting to work on that. I figured spring is the perfect time to start.

Tom15
Tom15 6 years ago

Nice spotting! Not sure what species of fern this is, but this curled up stage is called a fiddlehead. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fiddlehead_...

beaker98
Spotted by
beaker98

Geneseo, Illinois, USA

Spotted on Apr 27, 2014
Submitted on Apr 27, 2014

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