Saturday, May 9, 2009

Day 129 > Fiddlehead

I've always been fascinated by the way the leaves of ferns unroll in the springtime. This particular fern is known as Ostrich Fern because the fully grown leaves resemble the feathers of the big bird. At this stage in their growth, the fiddleheads are often removed and eaten like a vegetable.

1 comment:

  1. Yum! You should combine your photo subjects and make this recipe: