osmunda cinnamomea, _near_havana, _gadsden_county, _florida_3, I_AMC4400
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Cinnamon fern is very common in wet area in the south. The species has dimorphic fronds. The brown non-fern looking structure is the fertile frond. The brownish part are ripe sporangia, where the spores are produced. This frond will wither after all the spores are released. The green fronds are sterile and persist until frost. For more information: plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=OSCI


title osmunda cinnamomea, near havana, gadsden county, florida 3
date yyyymmdd hr:mn 2008:03:29 18:19:19
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