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    • Pteridium aquilinum
    • Pteris aquilina
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Recent observations

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Bracken Pteridium aquilinum

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nataliemhowe

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March 3, 2015 12:34 PM EST

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Bracken Pteridium aquilinum

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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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ghdayton

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Bracken Fern Pteridium aquilinum

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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.

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

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sjb

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February 21, 2015 01:24 PM PST

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Bracken Pteridium aquilinum

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kevinhintsa

Date

May 26, 2012 11:17 AM PDT

Description

Oyster Point Trail , where fairly common at two sites .

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Bracken Pteridium aquilinum

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martinbishop

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July 27, 2012 11:49 AM BST

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Bracken Pteridium aquilinum

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January 26, 2015

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Bracken Pteridium aquilinum

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jameswbeck

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May 21, 2009

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Bracken Pteridium aquilinum

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loarie

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February 1, 2015 11:57 AM PST

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bracken fern Pteridium aquilinum

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susanelliott

Date

January 25, 2015

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Bracken Pteridium aquilinum

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erikamitchell

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January 24, 2015 02:21 PM EST
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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.