Classification
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All Names

  • English
    • bracken fern
    • Western brackenfern
    • common bracken
  • Japanese
    • ワラビ
  • Italian
    • Felce aquilina
  • Scientific Names
    • Pteridium aquilinum
    • Pteris aquilina
  • German
    • Adlerfarn
  • Spanish
    • crespillilla
  • Lacandón
    • tzin
  • Vermont Flora Codes
    • PTEAQU
  • Portuguese
    • Feto-do-monte
    • Feiteiro
  • French
    • fougère des aigle
  • Finnish
    • sananjalka

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Recent observations

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common bracken Pteridium aquilinum

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erikamitchell

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January 31, 2016 11:28 AM EST

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common bracken Pteridium aquilinum

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duarte

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February 6, 2016

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common bracken Pteridium aquilinum

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erikamitchell

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January 30, 2016 10:12 AM EST

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laurus_nobilis

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May 28, 2015

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layla

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May 10, 2015

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laurus_nobilis

Date

May 28, 2015

Description

small

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charlie

Date

June 30, 2013 12:05 PM EDT

Description

growing behind the cinnamon fern, apparently on higher drier land than the wet pocket the cinnamon fern is in.

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erikamitchell

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December 24, 2015 02:39 PM EST

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laurus_nobilis

Date

March 21, 2015

Description

Spring fiddleheads!

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vncdatatech01

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June 2, 2012

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duarte

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January 20, 2016

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chlorophilia

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March 26, 2015
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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.