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Archive for January, 2013

Fiddleheads-Matteucia struthiopteris

Posted by admin on January - 4 - 2013 0 Comment
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A surprising fact that I read recently was that the top export crop of  New Brunswick  in Easter Canada is fiddleheads,  I would have thought it was Salmon or timber. Fiddleheads are the just emerging croziers of the sterile frond of the shuttlecock fern (ostrich fern)  Matteucia struthiopteris, they are native to North America, Asia and most of Europe and has naturalised in the UK. Other ferns emerging croziers eaten  [ Read More ]