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  • Finnish
    • sananjalka
  • French
    • fougère des aigle
  • Scientific Names
    • Pteridium aquilinum
    • Pteris aquilina
  • English
    • Bracken
  • Unknown
    • bracken fern
    • western brackenfern
  • German
    • Adlerfarn
  • Spanish
    • crespillilla
  • Lacandón
    • tzin
  • Vermont Flora Codes
    • PTEAQU
  • Portuguese
    • Feto-do-monte
    • Feiteiro

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Recent observations

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Bracken Pteridium aquilinum

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liselle

Date

June 20, 2015

Description

Found in a tropical rainforest. Multiple pinnated, no visible spores.

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Bracken Pteridium aquilinum

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charlie

Date

July 6, 2015 02:08 PM PDT

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Hairy brackenfern Pteridium aquilinum var. pubescens

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cookalexa_112

Date

June 17, 2015

Place

clyde, nc (Google, OSM)

Description

I found this fern sample in the woods behind my house. Each of the stems were about two feet long and bright green in color.

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Bracken Pteridium aquilinum

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kucycads

Date

June 15, 2015

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Bracken Pteridium aquilinum

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kylejones

Date

July 3, 2015 10:01 AM EDT

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Bracken Pteridium aquilinum

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cedric_lee

Date

July 2, 2015

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What

Bracken Pteridium aquilinum

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noaka

Date

July 1, 2015

Description

Approximately 1 foot long from the base of the stem to the tip of the frond.

Growing out of a tree stump.

Tips of the fern changing from green to a red/brown.

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Bracken Pteridium aquilinum

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toddfolsom

Date

June 30, 2015

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Bracken Pteridium aquilinum

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wendy5

Date

June 29, 2015

Description

Many Pteridium aquilinum (Bracken Ferns) were growing in sunny and shady spots, mostly along the gravel road down from Mt. Walker.

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Bracken Pteridium aquilinum

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kucycads

Date

June 13, 2015

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Bracken Pteridium aquilinum

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jwalewski

Date

June 28, 2015 11:40 AM CDT

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Bracken Pteridium aquilinum

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maundering

Date

June 11, 2011 10:16 AM PDT

Description

Bracken Fern, Pteridium aquilinum, Dunn Trail, Redwood Regional Park, Oakland, California

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Description from Wikipedia

Pteridium aquilinum (bracken, brake or common bracken), also known as "eagle fern," is a species of fern occurring in temperate and subtropical regions in both hemispheres. The extreme lightness of its spores has led to its global distribution.

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Conservation Summary

No range data available.