Plant ID forum: Unknown fern

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Name: Evan
Pioneer Valley south, MA, USA (Zone 6a)
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eclayne
Jul 26, 2012 1:23 PM CST

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Very prolific.
Evan
Name: Kent Pfeiffer
Southeast Nebraska (Zone 5b)
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KentPfeiffer
Jul 26, 2012 1:34 PM CST

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Sensitive Fern (Onoclea sensibilis)
Name: Evan
Pioneer Valley south, MA, USA (Zone 6a)
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eclayne
Jul 26, 2012 2:06 PM CST

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Thanks Kent. These set up house under an old Mugo years ago. So every spring I reach under there and carefully lift a few out by hand as it's too tight to work with a tool.
Evan
Name: Evan
Pioneer Valley south, MA, USA (Zone 6a)
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eclayne
Jul 26, 2012 2:09 PM CST

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I just saw your photo that large group of these. In full sun? Is it very wet?
Evan
Name: Kent Pfeiffer
Southeast Nebraska (Zone 5b)
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KentPfeiffer
Jul 26, 2012 3:11 PM CST

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Yep, in the Sandhills there are many places where the aquifer reaches the land surface creating big marshes or even shallow lakes. Go a few feet higher in elevation and you have what are basically dry, grass covered, sand dunes. It's a neat landscape.
Name: Evan
Pioneer Valley south, MA, USA (Zone 6a)
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eclayne
Jul 26, 2012 3:30 PM CST

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Looks neat. Searched "Nebraska Sandhills". Check out this NASA image. http://asterweb.jpl.nasa.gov/gallery-detail.asp?name=sandhil...
Thanks again Kent.
Evan

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