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Department of Biological Science

at Florida State University

Field Guide Overview

Dominant Flora of the Ground Cover in Pine Forests of the Apalachicola National Forest

Genus/Species Osmunda cinnamomea Common Name Cinnamon Fern
Family OSMUNDACEAE Acronym CIFE
Description

Fronds stiff and erect with leaflets arising from midrib in alternate fashion along stem, leaflets further dissected in an opposite fashion along the midvein, reaches 1.5 m.