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Fiddlehead Fern
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14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Fiddlehead Fern

Although I was drawn to this plants interesting shape, I was surprised to learn that it's an edible plant. The fiddlehead resembles the curled ornamentation (called a scroll) on the end of a stringed instrument, such as a violin. It has been harvested and used for centuries as a vegetable in Northern France, Asia and by Native Americans.

TAGS: Fern, Florida, Foliage, Garden, Plant, United States

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St. Augustine, Florida, United States of America
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 07.2015
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