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Osmunda cinnamomeaOsmunda cinnamomeaOsmunda cinnamomea

cinnamon fern

Photograph(s) by*: UWI TK, RHW

Characteristics

Height: 2-5'
Flowers:
Fruit: Apr.-May

Conditions *

Light: Full sun Partial shade Shade
Moisture: Moist Wet
Soil pH: 4.5-7
Soil type: Clay Loamy

Habitat

wet woods, marshes, swamps, bogs, along streams

Native to

Region: Coastal Piedmont Mountain *
States: MD DE NY PA VA WV

Wildlife

Songbird Small mammal *

Notes

tolerates drought; fertile fronds reddish brown, wooly

Groundcover



 Publication by USFWS BayScapes Conservation Landscaping Program
http://www.nps.gov/plants/pubs/chesapeake/plant/1308.htm
Last updated: 1 October 2004