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  • Unknown
    • western brackenfern
    • bracken fern
  • Portuguese
    • Feiteiro
    • Feto-do-monte
  • Scientific Names
    • Pteridium aquilinum
    • Pteris aquilina
  • English
    • Bracken
  • German
    • Adlerfarn
  • Spanish
    • crespillilla
  • Lacandón
    • tzin
  • Vermont Flora Codes
    • PTEAQU

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Recent observations

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What

Bracken Pteridium aquilinum

Observer

lauramorganclark

Date

October 27, 2014 09:54 AM CDT

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What

Pteaqu Pteridium aquilinum

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charlie

Date

October 26, 2014 12:08 PM EDT

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What

Bracken Pteridium aquilinum

Observer

reekar08

Date

October 22, 2014 04:12 PM PDT

Description

Out on the horse trail called Lost Dog I found this fern on a fall day and has a view from in the saddle.

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What

Bracken Pteridium aquilinum

Observer

megan2

Date

October 20, 2014 11:59 AM PDT

Description

Bracken fern found at the staircase rapids in the Olympic national park. This fern is dormant in the winter which is why it is discolored. The large, roughly triangular fronds are produced singly, arising upwards from an underground rhizome. It readily colonizes disturbed areas.

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What

Bracken Pteridium aquilinum

Observer

klynne

Date

October 19, 2014 02:36 PM PDT

Description

Pteridium aquilinum, or bracken fern, this sepcimen was found along Overhulse drive. It is 3x pinnate with deciduous fronds which were already receding in the fall. The overall frond is triangular shaped.

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bracken fern Pteridium aquilinum

Observer

mytilludie

Date

October 18, 2014

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What

Bracken Pteridium aquilinum

Observer

finatic

Date

August 24, 2014 05:11 PM PDT

Place

Mt Lemmon (Google, OSM)

Description

Pima County, Arizona, US

Photos / Sounds

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What

bracken fern Pteridium aquilinum

Observer

mitomito

Date

October 10, 2014 02:25 PM PDT

Description

Found on the sidewalk leading to the longhouse garden. It feels great to stroll through the garden on a sunny day and see how all the plants have transitioned from the summer season to the fall. The fern is large, mature and about three feet tall. It's leaves have a great stiff texture, a nice dark green color, and are about eight inches wide at its widest point.

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What

Bracken Pteridium aquilinum

Observer

shindinger

Date

October 15, 2014 01:48 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Pteaqu Pteridium aquilinum

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charlie

Date

October 11, 2014 03:31 PM EDT

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What

Bracken Pteridium aquilinum

Observer

hhealyh

Date

August 9, 2014 05:31 PM EDT

Description

photo of abundant ferns found in shade along trail near Bucks Lake, Emigrant Wilderness

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What

Western Brackenfern Pteridium aquilinum

Observer

mayfly1963

Date

September 20, 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.