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Cinnamon Fern


"Cinnamon Fern" (Osmunda cinnamomea).

This large fern grows abundantly in moist acid soils from Canada to Florida. Its fronds can reach a height of three feet. Its common name derives from it's tall "flowers" (pinnae) which bear clusters of cinnamon colored spores.

Photo by Teresa Gregory 1999.



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