Live oak-chaparral habitat.
I think this would be considered tri or bipinnate
Starting to die down for the winter, but still mostly green. This plant in a protected area between SEM II buildings E and D. Tall Oregon Grape and common snowberry nearby.
This is the underside of the leaf showing the sori , which it rarely produces here except along one stretch of Stream Trail .
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.