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    • Pteridium aquilinum
    • Pteris aquilina
  • English
    • Bracken
  • Unknown
    • bracken fern
    • western brackenfern
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    • Adlerfarn
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    • crespillilla
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    • tzin
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    • PTEAQU
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    • Feto-do-monte
    • Feiteiro

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Recent observations

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Bracken Pteridium aquilinum

Observer

eraskin

Date

June 7, 2014

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Bracken Pteridium aquilinum

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mcduck

Date

April 1, 2008

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Live oak-chaparral habitat.

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Bracken Pteridium aquilinum

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aelefson

Date

December 2, 2014

Description

I think this would be considered tri or bipinnate

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Bracken Pteridium aquilinum

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hungrysam

Date

October 11, 2014

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Bracken Pteridium aquilinum

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hungrysam

Date

October 11, 2014

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Bracken Fern (Pteridium aquilinum) Pteridium aquilinum

Observer

carpenterkf

Date

December 10, 2014 10:52 AM PST

Description

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.

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Bracken Pteridium aquilinum

Observer

kevinhintsa

Date

September 5, 2011 11:04 AM PDT

Description

This is the underside of the leaf showing the sori , which it rarely produces here except along one stretch of Stream Trail .

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Bracken Pteridium aquilinum

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erikamitchell

Date

January 21, 2012 10:24 AM EST

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Bracken Pteridium aquilinum

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erikamitchell

Date

September 30, 2012 11:07 AM EDT

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Bracken Pteridium aquilinum

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lilfae

Date

October 27, 2014 01:14 PM PDT

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Bracken Pteridium aquilinum

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artger24

Date

October 28, 2014

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bracken fern Pteridium aquilinum

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leadea

Date

October 3, 2014
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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.