Bracken Fern Family
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Pteridium aquilinumbracken, bracken fern
Distribution: Occurring on both sides of the Cascades crest in Washington; Alaska to California, east across North America to the Atlantic Coast; circumboreal.
Habitat: Common in moist to dry woods, open slopes and disturbed sites
Origin: Native
Spores: Spores April-October
Growth Duration: Perennial
ssp. pubescens – northern bracken, bracken fern