Fiddling with Fiddleheads

The developing fronds or fiddleheads of ferns are always a point of interest in spring. Cinnamon Fern (Osmunda cinnamomea) is an easy target because it’s abundant in most wetland habitats and the root stalks, fiddleheads and fronds are all prominent.

Dense clusters of fuzzy fiddleheads, each with a unique configuration, present one of the more pleasant spring scenes in a wetland habitat.





Photos by NB Hunter. © All Rights Reserved.

9 thoughts on “Fiddling with Fiddleheads

    • The imagination-running-loose aspect can get a little crazy, but is fun. My first thought when the last image appeared on my screen was “Alien Love”. 🙂

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