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cinnamon fern

noun
1.
a common coarse fern, Osmunda cinnamomea, having rusty-woolly stalks, growing in wet, low woods or thickets.
Origin
1810-1820
1810-20
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Examples from the web for cinnamon fern
  • 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.
  • Some examples of herbs include cinnamon fern, skunk cabbage, and gold thread.
  • Beneath them, a large growth of cinnamon fern adds an almost tropical touch.
  • Sensitive fern and royal fern each form more cover than cinnamon fern.

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