cinnamon fern

noun
a common coarse fern, Osmunda cinnamomea, having rusty-woolly stalks, growing in wet, low woods or thickets.

Origin:
1810–20

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cinnamon fern

noun
New World fern having woolly cinnamon-colored spore-bearing fronds in early spring later surrounded by green fronds; the early uncurling fronds are edible 
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Other sources of fiddleheads are the ostrich fern, the cinnamon fern, and the
  interrupted fern.
Ground flora includes skunk cabbage, cinnamon fern, and three-leaved gold
  thread.
Cinnamon fern is a regal, upright, vase-shaped fern with lustrous green fronds.
Keep your eyes out for seven species of ferns, including cinnamon fern, and the
  uncommon partridge berry.
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