• Osmunda claytoniana - Interrupted Fern


    "Interrupted Fern is a native deciduous fern found in central and eastern parts of Canada and the U.S.A around upland forests whose climate is moist to rather dry. This plant is clump forming. It has fertile leaflets that develop in the middle of fronds. It provides shelter for small mammals." (North Carolina Extension)

    Osmunda claytoniana fiddlehead

    Works Cited:


    1. "Osmunda claytoniana (interrupted fern) (Newark, Ohio, USA) 1" by James St. John is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0
    2. "Form" By Jill Lee is licensed  under CC-BY-SA 2.0

    North Carolina Extension pnat description:   Osmunda Claytoniana (Interrupted Fern) | North Carolina Extension Gardener Plant Toolbox. https://plants.ces.ncsu.edu/plants/osmunda-claytoniana/. Accessed 10 Feb. 2022.

    Fiddlehead image: "Fiddlehead" by Tom Beach is licensed under CC BY 2.0

    Information and images compiled by Erik N. Vegeto

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