Classification
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All Names

  • English
    • Common Bracken
    • Western Brackenfern
    • bracken fern
  • Hebrew
    • אברנית הנשר
  • French
    • Fougère-Aigle
  • Spanish
    • Crespillilla
  • Japanese
    • ワラビ
  • Italian
    • Felce aquilina
  • Scientific Names
    • Pteridium aquilinum
    • Pteris aquilina
  • German
    • Adlerfarn
  • Lacandón
    • tzin
  • Vermont Flora Codes
    • PTEAQU
  • Portuguese
    • Feto-do-monte
    • Feiteiro
  • Finnish
    • sananjalka

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Recent observations

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Common Bracken Pteridium aquilinum

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reallifeecology

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December 3, 2016 11:46 AM PST

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Common Bracken Pteridium aquilinum

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charro

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August 14, 2016 07:02 AM CDT

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terinnitup

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December 2, 2016 08:51 AM HST

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hawnzd

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November 28, 2016 03:11 PM PST

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Common Bracken Pteridium aquilinum

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ringmi1

Date

November 26, 2016 03:27 PM EST

Description

Defining characteristics: tall central stem, single leaflets near the top, smooth edges

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reallifeecology

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November 16, 2016 04:11 PM EST

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metsa

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November 24, 2016 03:36 PM PST

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flosi

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November 25, 2016 08:31 AM EST

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tkennedy

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November 27, 2016 11:12 AM EST

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oddirt

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November 26, 2016 10:15 AM PST

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oddirt

Date

November 26, 2016 09:53 AM PST

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Common Bracken Pteridium aquilinum

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jennadefrancisco

Date

November 24, 2016 03:40 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.
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