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Pteridium Gleditsch ex Scop.
BRACKENFERN
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Pteridium aquilinum
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Pteridium Gleditsch ex Scop.
brackenfern

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General Information
Symbol: PTERI
Group: Fern
Family: Dennstaedtiaceae
Duration:  
Growth Habit :  
Native Status : AK   N
CAN   N
HI   N
L48   N
PR   N
SPM   N
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Native Status:
lower 48 status L48    Alaska status AK    Hawaii status HI    Puerto Rico status PR    Virgin Islands status VI    Navassa Island NAV    Canada status CAN    Greenland status GL    Saint Pierre and Michelon status SPM    North America NA   

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Ray M. Filloon. Provided by National Agricultural Library . Originally from USDA Forest Service . United States, WA. 1945. Usage Requirements .

Leland J. Prater. Provided by National Agricultural Library . Originally from USDA Forest Service . United States, WI, Nicolet National Forest. 1960. Usage Requirements .

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Synonyms

Classification

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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Division Pteridophyta – Ferns
Class Filicopsida
Order Polypodiales
Family Dennstaedtiaceae – Bracken Fern family
Genus Pteridium Gleditsch ex Scop. – brackenfern

Subordinate Taxa

The Plants Database includes the following 3 species of Pteridium . Click below on a thumbnail map or name for species profiles. Plant is native (blue) Native Plant is introduced Introduced Plant is introduced Native and Introduced Related taxa legend Distribution of <i>
Pteridium aquilinum</i>
(L.) Kuhn
Pteridium aquilinum
western brackenfern Distribution of <i>
Pteridium arachnoideum</i>
(Kaulf.) Maxon
Pteridium arachnoideum
tropical brackenfern Distribution of <i>
Pteridium caudatum</i>
(L.) Maxon
Pteridium caudatum
southern brackenfern

Legal Status

Wetland Status

Interpreting Wetland Status

Related Links

More Accounts and Images
Flora of North America (PTERI)
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (PTERI)
Jepson Interchange (University of California - Berkeley) (PTERI)

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