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staghorn fern

A very healthy staghorn fern growing on a piece of wood mounted high in the courtyard at South Coast Botanic Garden. The fuzzy green parts are new foliar fronds growing well away from the beautifully textured basal fronds. (Zuiko 50mm macro, f/6.3, 1/50 sec., ISO 400, open shade, handheld)

 

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Taken on November 26, 2010