ostrich fern

ostrich fern

noun
a tall North American fern, Matteuccia struthiopteris, with large mature leaves that resemble ostrich plumes, a popular landscaping plant whose curled new leaves, called fiddleheads, are eaten as a vegetable.
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ostrich fern

noun
tall fern of northern temperate regions having graceful arched fronds and sporophylls resembling ostrich plumes 
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