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Tree_Climber
Brown City, MI
(Zone 5a)

May 8, 2001
6:25 PM

Post #4629

Can anyone identify this plant? It looks like a fern to me, but I don't know much about ferns. Thanks for any help.
Kathy

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Linnea
Tilton, NH
(Zone 4a)

May 8, 2001
9:21 PM

Post #73428

Yes, it is a sensitive fern. Let me know if you want the latin name and I'll look it up.
cedar
Tree_Climber
Brown City, MI
(Zone 5a)

May 8, 2001
11:36 PM

Post #73449

Cedar,
I would like the latin name when you get a chance.
Thanks,
Kathy

Terry

Terry
Murfreesboro, TN
(Zone 7a)


May 9, 2001
12:04 AM

Post #73452

Here's a link to a picture of Onoclea sensibis ("Sensitive Fern".) http://www.ansci.cornell.edu/plants/sensitivefern.html

Tree_Climber, take a look at tell us if it's a better match to your plant than what the pictures indicate. I don't think you have a Sensitive Fern, as your picture almost looks like oak tree leaves, and sensitive fern have more finely divided, sharp leaves. I know you don't have an oak tree, but I'm not sure we've accurately ID'd your plant yet.

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