Growing in grassland
A guess on this ID.
Locality: NEW ZEALAND AK, Auckland 1010, Auckland Central, Te Taou Cres, gardens of Grand Central Apartments.
Habitat: Presumably cultivated.
Identification: Pteridium aquilinum (L.) Kuhn, 1879.
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.