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Osmunda cinnamomea

Common Name(s):
Cinnamon fern
Category:
Ferns
Comment:

Compact, horizontal rhizome; easy to grow; vigorous; prefers moist to wet soil in sun or shade; may go dormant with dry soil; slow to establish but long-lived. This plant is seldom damaged by deer.

Height:
24-48 in.
Zones:
4-9
Habit:
Deciduous
Fronds:
Circular cluster of arching fronds; sterile fronds are lanceolate, pinnate-pinnatified with dense rusty hairs beneath base of each pinna; pinna are narrow, lance shaped, pointed, deeply cut and nearly opposite; bright cinnamon colored fertile fronds, produced in late spring and die by mid-summer
Tags:
deciduous, deer resistant

NCCES plant id: 211

Osmunda cinnamomea Osmunda cinnamomea
desultrix, CC-BY-SA-2.0
Osmunda cinnamomea Osmunda cinnamomea
NatureServe, CC BY - 2.0
Osmunda cinnamomea Osmunda cinnamomea
Joy Weese Moll, CC BY-NC-2.0
Osmunda cinnamomea Osmunda cinnamomea
Lindley Ashline, CC BY-NC-2.0
Osmunda cinnamomea Osmunda cinnamomea
Nicholas A. Tonelli, CC BY - 2.0
Osmunda cinnamomea Osmunda cinnamomea
Nicholas A. Tonelli, CC BY - 2.0
Osmunda cinnamomea Osmunda cinnamomea
Kerry Woods, CC BY-NC-ND - 2.0
Osmunda cinnamomea Osmunda cinnamomea
Wayne National forest, CC BY - 2.0
Osmunda cinnamomea Osmunda cinnamomea
Nicholas A. Tonelli, CC BY - 2.0
Osmunda cinnamomea Osmunda cinnamomea
Nicholas A. Tonelli, CC BY - 2.0