Cinnamon Fern

Osmundastrum cinnamomeum

Cinnamon fern is a large fern that is in the family Osmundaceae.
Cinnamon Fern - Osmundastrum cinnamomeum Hairy fiddlehead of a cinnamon fern! They were growing in clumps on the side of a pond.
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/60298/cinnamon_fern.html
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/60300/cinnamon_fern.html
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/71746/cinnamon_fern_-_osmundastrum_cinnamomeum.html
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Appearance

Cinnamon fern is a large fern that grows in clumps and is widely cultivated. It is a deciduous, herbaceous plant that produces separate fertile and sterile fronds. The fertile fronds start out green, but the small, upward pointing pinnae soon turn cinnamon colored.
Cinnamon Fern -  Osmundastrum cinnamomeum *I'm not totally sure of the ID. It kind of looks like an ostrich fern...But, also like a cinnamon fern.

Habitat: Growing throughout a deciduous forest
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/79532/cinnamon_fern_-_osmundastrum_cinnamomeum.html Cinnamon Fern,Geotagged,Matteuccia struthiopteris,Osmundastrum,Osmundastrum cinnamomeum,Ostrich fern,Spring,United States,fern

Naming

The Class name is in dispute between Polypodiopsida and Pteridopsida
Cinnamon Fern - Osmundastrum cinnamomeum Hairy fiddlehead of a cinnamon fern! They were growing in clumps on the side of a pond.
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/60300/cinnamon_fern.html
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/71745/cinnamon_fern_-_osmundastrum_cinnamomeum.html
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/71746/cinnamon_fern_-_osmundastrum_cinnamomeum.html
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/71747/cinnamon_fern_-_osmundastrum_cinnamomeum.html
 Cinnamon Fern,Geotagged,Osmundastrum,Osmundastrum cinnamomeum,Spring,United States,fern

Distribution

In North America, it occurs from southern Labrador west to Ontario, and south through the eastern United States to eastern Mexico and the West Indies; in South America, it occurs west to Peru and south to Paraguay. In Asia, it occurs from southeastern Siberia south through Japan, Korea, China and Taiwan to Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam.
Cinnamon Fern - Osmundastrum cinnamomeum cinnamon ferns! They were growing in clumps on the side of a pond.
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/60298/cinnamon_fern.html
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/60300/cinnamon_fern.html
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/71745/cinnamon_fern_-_osmundastrum_cinnamomeum.html
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/71747/cinnamon_fern_-_osmundastrum_cinnamomeum.html Cinnamon Fern,Geotagged,Osmundastrum cinnamomeum,Spring,United States,fern

Habitat

Forests, shores of rivers, swamps, and wetland margins.

References:

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Osmundastrum
https://gobotany.newenglandwild.org/species/osmundastrum/cinnamomeum/
Taxonomy
KingdomPlantae
DivisionPolypodiophyta
ClassPolypodiopsida
OrderOsmundales
FamilyOsmundaceae
GenusOsmundastrum
SpeciesOsmundastrum cinnamomeum