This was found growing in a nursery pot in Vermont, US. The origin of the nursery pot is unknown so it might have come from a greenhouse in another part of the country. Please leave a comment if you know the species.
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I am an amateur botanist working on the fern and lycophyte flora of Santa Catarina Island, in southern Brazil. I also study the taxonomy of the Brazil nut family (Lecythidaceae).
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