The Question: What’s the most commonly eaten type of fiddlehead frond in North America?
A Breadfruit fern
B Ostrich fern
C Barnsley fern
Not only can you eat the unfurled fronds of the ostrich fern, it’s also a very popular ornamental plant for gardening. If left unattended, this fern often forms dense colonies that have been known to resist destruction by flooding.
The correct answer is Ostrich fern.