Definition of cinnamon fern in English:

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cinnamon fern


A large North American fern with cinnamon-coloured fronds.
  • Osmunda cinnamomea, family Osmundaceae.
Example sentences
  • Near the streams is an abundance of lady fern, netted chain fern, royal fern, cinnamon fern, and New York fern, often growing beneath a layer of mountain laurel.
  • Beneath the woody plants grow netted chain fern, cinnamon fern, sensitive fern, and various sedges and rushes.
  • Where the woods border the Housatonic River appear colonies of large cinnamon fern, ostrich fern, and royal fern, along with the somewhat smaller sensitive fern.

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