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Cinnamon Fern

Young Cinnamon Ferns [Osmunda cinnamomea] found on the Mountains-to-Sea Trail near the Folk Art Center on 12 April 2014. It’s a member of the Royal Fern (Osmundaceae) family.  Wikipedia states, “Fiddleheads or Fiddlehead greens are the furled fronds of a young fern.”  This is one of those varieties that forms a fiddlehead during growth. USDA …

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