Grown in sandy, well-drained soils in dry oak woodland.
Tuolumne County, California, US
Not sure which species- doesn't look like the P. aquilinum we get in TN.
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.