cinnamon fern

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Related to cinnamon fern: interrupted fern, royal fern, ostrich fern
  • noun

Synonyms for cinnamon fern

New World fern having woolly cinnamon-colored spore-bearing fronds in early spring later surrounded by green fronds

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Cinnamon fern Osmundea cinnamomea is common on sandy soil in partial shade where the water table is close to the surface.
This species resembles Cinnamon Fern (Osmunda cinnamomea), but Woodwardia virginica can be distinguished having the following suite of characteristics: blackish leaf stalk , absence of woolly, brown hairs, and non-clustered (non-circular) growth pattern.