Cinnamon Fern

A Cinnamon Fern, Osmunda cinnamomea, in the Carter Range. Note the "fruiting leaves" rising up in the center. Other species of fern produce spores on all their leaves, but these ones specialize.

Compare with Interrupted Fern

June 2005.

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Rick B

Rick B - May 1, 2008 10:27 pm - Voted 10/10

Interesting stuff

Cheers, Rick

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