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Sensitive Fern - Onoclea sensibilis Habitat: Meadow Geotagged,Onoclea,Onoclea sensibilis,Sensitive fern,United States,Winter,fern Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

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''Onoclea sensibilis'', the sensitive fern, also known as the bead fern, is a coarse-textured, medium to large-sized deciduous perennial fern. The name comes from the observation by early American settlers that it was very sensitive to frost, the fronds dying quickly when first touched by it. It is sometimes treated as the only species in ''Onoclea'', but some authors do not consider the genus monotypic.

Similar species: Polypodiales
Species identified by Christine Young
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Uploaded Dec 4, 2021. Captured Mar 11, 2021 14:46 in 120 Library Rd, Southbury, CT 06488, USA.
  • Canon EOS 90D
  • f/3.5
  • 1/256s
  • ISO100
  • 100mm