interrupted fern


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Noun1.interrupted fern - North American fern having tall erect pinnate fronds and a few sporogenous pinnae at or near the center of the fertile frondsinterrupted fern - North American fern having tall erect pinnate fronds and a few sporogenous pinnae at or near the center of the fertile fronds
osmund, flowering fern - any fern of the genus Osmunda: large ferns with creeping rhizomes; naked sporangia are on modified fronds that resemble flower clusters
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Other great ferns to divide are new york fern, fancy fern, and interrupted fern. Some easy-to-divide wildflowers include bloodroot, wild ginger, spiderwort, and mayapple--all of which are prolific spreaders and wildlife attractors.
However, the consumption of a large serving of cooked cinnamon or interrupted fern fiddleheads, or just a moderate serving when raw, can result in nausea, dizziness, lethargy, and headache.
Six sites were chosen for study that had a prominent fern stratum composed primarily of Dennstaedtia punctilobula (hayscented fern) and Osmunda claytoniana (interrupted fern).