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Osmunda regalis, Royal Fern

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Osmunda regalis, or Royal Fern, is a 2-5 foot tall fern with bluish-green, twice pinnate fronds. Royal Fern naturally occurs in forested wetlands and thrives on saturated soils. The fern prefers wet to moist soils in part to full shade.

Light: Shade-Part Sun
Soil moisture: Wet-Moist
Height: 5′