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Scientific Name: Osmunda cinnamomea
Pronunciation: oz-MUN-duh sin-uh-MOE-mee-uh
Common Name: cinnamon fern
Family Name: Osmundaceae
Plant Type: Fern
Key ID Features: Fronds erect, pinnately-compound, yellowish-green, up to 1.2 m long with cinnamon colored fibers found near the bases; spore-bearing fronds emerge early spring and soon turn brown.
Course(s): not used (off campus)

Habit: Arching, Upright
Form: Vase
Texture: Medium
Mature Size:
Height:1.3 - 2.0m
Spread:0.6 - 1.0m
Growth Rate:Fast
Origin: Canada - eastern, South America, U.S. - northeast
Hardiness Rating: Zone 2: (-46 to -40 C)
Exposure: Filtered shade, Full sun only if soil kept moist, Part sun/part shade
Soil/ Growing Medium: Bog, Humus rich, Well-drained
Water Use: Moderate, Wetlands
Landscape Uses: Accent plant, Container planting, Ground cover, Group or mass planting, Specimen plant, Waterside planting, Wetland - bogs
Additional Info: Google
cinnamon fern
Leaf Morphology: Glossary
Form: Compound, Fern-like
Arrangement: Basal
Texture/ Venation:
Surfaces: Tomentose
Compound Leaf: Bipinnate
Colour in Fall: Green, Yellow
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Lanceolate

Inflorescence Type:
Flower Morphology:n/a
Colour (petals): No flowers
Flower Time at Peak:
Fruit Type: Sporangium (spores)
Fruit Colour: Brown
Fruiting Time: May
Bark or Stem Colour:
Additional Info:no above ground stem
Organ Modifications: Rhizomes

Propagation: Spore, Division - below ground parts
Plant Care:
Pest Susceptibility: Rust, ( Pest resistant, Disease resistant, Deer resistant )
(NCA) Not Currently Available : not used
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