- SCIENTIFIC NAME: Osmunda cinnamomea)
- PLANT TYPE: Fern
- SCIENTIFIC NAME PRONUNCIATION: os-MUN-duh sin-uh-MOH-mee-uh
- TAGS: Plant Tags: specimen and wetland. Plant Types: Fern.
Cinnamon Fern (Osmunda cinnamomea) thrives in partial shade, but with more water it can take nearly full sun; long-lived perennial; moist, humus-rich acid soil. This fern is unmistakable when fertile fronds are present, but may be confused for other ferns when not.