common bracken

Pteridium aquilinum

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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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  1. (c) Thayne Tuason, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), http://www.flickr.com/photos/thaynet/9027943737/
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pteridium_aquilinum

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