Glossy maroon fiddlehead and young frond emerging from the forest floor. They were hardly 3 or 4 inches tall and grew in the shade of a tree, near its roots.
Spotted in the temperate woodlands of High Rock Park, footsteps from a freshwater pond.
Lat: 40.58, Long: -74.12
Spotted on Apr 18, 2019
Submitted on Apr 30, 2019