OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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Most habitat and range descriptions were obtained from Weakley's Flora.

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Cinnamon Fern

Weakley's Flora: (4/14/23) Osmundastrum cinnamomeum   FAMILY: Osmundaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Osmunda cinnamomea var. cinnamomea   FAMILY: Osmundaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Osmunda cinnamomea 007-01-001   FAMILY: Osmundaceae

 

Habitat: Bogs, peatlands, pocosins, wet savannas, floodplains, blackwater stream swamps, marshes, and other wetlands, less typically in merely mesic or even dry-mesic forests, especially if seasonally sub-irrigated

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Interrupted Fern

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Claytosmunda claytoniana   FAMILY: Osmundaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Osmunda claytoniana   FAMILY: Osmundaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Osmunda claytoniana 007-01-002   FAMILY: Osmundaceae

 

Habitat: Upland forests, woodlands, and balds, moist to rather dry

Common in Mountains of GA & NC (rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: American Royal Fern

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Osmunda spectabilis   FAMILY: Osmundaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Osmunda regalis var. spectabilis   FAMILY: Osmundaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Osmunda regalis var. spectabilis 007-01-003   FAMILY: Osmundaceae

 

Habitat: Bogs, marshes (including tidal), moist forests, floodplains, swamp forests, and other wetlands

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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