Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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Fern/Fern ally
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common

Look for it in bogs, peatlands, pocosins, wet savannas, floodplains, blackwater stream swamps & other wetlands, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun partial shade shade ...Wet ...Moist

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Pinnate-pinnatifid
Leaves erect in a dense crown

FRUIT:
Spring

 

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Monilophytes (ferns): Leptosporangiate Ferns (true ferns): Osmundales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Osmundastrum cinnamomeum   FAMILY Osmundaceae

GREATER THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Osmunda cinnamomea var. cinnamomea   FAMILY Osmundaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 007-01-001:
Osmunda cinnamomea   FAMILY Osmundaceae

GREATER THAN PLANTS National Database
Osmunda cinnamomea var. glandulosa

 

COMMON NAME:
Cinnamon Fern