Classification
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All Names

  • English
    • Common Bracken
    • Bracken Fern
    • Western Brackenfern
  • 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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calloftheloon

Date

August 31, 2016 03:24 PM EDT

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Common Bracken Pteridium aquilinum

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srgalehouse

Date

July 24, 2014 03:42 AM EDT

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Common Bracken Pteridium aquilinum

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nmcnear

Date

January 16, 2017 12:02 PM PST

Description

Growing in grassland

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whiteoak

Date

January 16, 2017 11:14 AM EST

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Common Bracken Pteridium aquilinum

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driftlessroots

Date

August 21, 2016 03:30 PM CDT

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Common Bracken Pteridium aquilinum

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toxmace

Date

October 29, 2016 11:39 AM EDT

Description

A guess on this ID.

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Common Bracken Pteridium aquilinum

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carlacorazza

Date

April 10, 2014 01:20 PM CEST

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Common Bracken Pteridium aquilinum

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hfabian

Date

January 6, 2017 01:41 PM PST

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Bracken Fern Pteridium aquilinum var. champlainense

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driftlessroots

Date

September 4, 2016 12:06 PM CDT

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Common Bracken Pteridium aquilinum

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stephen_thorpe

Date

January 5, 2017

Description

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.

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Common Bracken Pteridium aquilinum

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jimkingdon

Date

January 2, 2017 02:58 PM PST

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Common Bracken Pteridium aquilinum

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rmcminds

Date

July 5, 2009 12:24 PM PDT
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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

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