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    • Pteridium aquilinum
    • Pteris aquilina
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    • Adlerfarn
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    • crespillilla
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Recent observations

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Square

Date

April 26, 2014 10:42 AM PDT

Description

Observed by: C. Gattuso, M. Murphy, J. Klein, B. Lavender, A. Williams, D. Greenberger

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Square

What

Bracken Pteridium aquilinum

Observer

dpom

Date

March 15, 2015 10:27 AM PDT

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What

Bracken Pteridium aquilinum

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jessicajane

Date

March 14, 2015 02:56 PM EDT

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Square

What

Bracken Pteridium aquilinum

Observer

chestnuts

Date

March 14, 2015 02:24 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

Bracken Pteridium aquilinum

Observer

pbrastow

Date

March 7, 2015 11:03 AM PST

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Square

What

Bracken Pteridium aquilinum

Observer

mallikajayaraman

Date

March 7, 2015 09:57 AM PST

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What

Bracken Pteridium aquilinum

Observer

chloedavid

Date

March 7, 2015 09:42 AM PST

Description

Fern at strawberry hill

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What

Bracken Pteridium aquilinum

Observer

nataliemhowe

Date

March 3, 2015 12:34 PM EST

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What

Bracken Pteridium aquilinum

Observer

eric_hunt

Date

April 21, 2012 09:29 AM CDT

Description

Circumboreal species

Common name: Bracken Fern

Boyle Park, Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas

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No photos or sounds

Observer

ghdayton

Date

the past

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Square

What

Bracken Fern Pteridium aquilinum

Observer

tom_sarge

Date

February 22, 2015

Description

Bracken Fern is a vascular spore plant. When it produces spores it does so in sori on the underside of its leaves. Young stems, as the one in the photo, form as fiddle heads before uncurling.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Hairy brackenfern (Pteridium aquilinum pubescens) Pteridium aquilinum var. pubescens

Observer

rockybajada

Date

February 21, 2015 01:24 PM PST
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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.