fiddlehead fern

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

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Fiddlehead fern collection is documented for several Native American groups, including primarily the Abenaki Indians of New En[micro]Land and Malecite of New Brunswick.
Our interest in the historical biogeography of Matteuccia struthiopteris ied us to assess genetic diversity of the fiddlehead fern at two scales.
However, while the results of this study did corroborate our suggestion that genetic diversity in the fiddlehead fern decreases as one moves from the south and west to the north and east, geographic patterning of the genetic diversity in populations was lost at this larger scale.
Fiddlehead ferns collected in the forest were boiled, then spiced and sauteed.
They wore tea-length empire-waist gowns of emerald green silk shantung and carried bouquets of white lilac, stock, and tweedia with lavender, sweet peas and Freesias accented with maidenhair and fiddlehead ferns tied with banyan root.
Many of the ideas presented are on the cutting edge and deal with anything from abstract concepts to fiddlehead ferns, from a number to numeral, from software to the nuts and bolts of a computer.
I marked several, especially Jakehouse, which sells Christmas greenery and Wild About Oregon, which had a special on fiddlehead ferns (a Northwestern delicacy).
Guests may have the chance to try entrees like stuffed hickory-smoked catfish or farm raised rainbow trout with chive butter and Minnesota wild rice salad with ramps, red peppers and fiddlehead ferns.
Fiddlehead ferns are a spring delicacy for many foragers.
Visitors can also see Chihuly installations at other locations across the Botanical Garden, including a massive Sun sculpture set in the reflecting pool of the Leon Levy Visitor Center, Fiddlehead Ferns and Polyvitro Crystals in the Everett Children's Adventure Garden, a Macchia Forest in the Bourke-Sullivan Display House of the Nolen Greenhouses for Living Collections, and Cobalt Fiori, Reeds, and Floats at the entrance to the Peggy Rockefeller Rose Garden.
Many people believe that one or both of these ferns are the "true" edible fiddlehead ferns.
If you have ever wondered how to prepare fiddlehead ferns, snapping turtles, acorns, squirrels, muskrat, beaver, porcupine, raccoon or opossum for the table, Wild Food Cookbook, by Frances Hamerstrom, is the book for you.
His daily- evolving menus features dishes such as "Chilled Maine Lobster with Celery Root, Creamy Celery Root Salad, Haricot Vert, Candied Beets, Coriander Leaves, Lentils, and Honey-Champagne Vinaigrette" and "Oxtail Ravioli with Fricassee of Spring Vegetables, Michigan Morels, Fiddlehead Ferns and Fava Beans over Pea Foam" (the latter featured in the current issue of Restaurant Business).