BRACKEN (FERN) (Pteridium aquilinum)

WHAT FLORIDA NATIVE PLANT IS BLOOMING TODAY?: BRACKEN (FERN) (Pteridium aquilinum)

reproduces by spores. Good for shaded areas, but can be aggressive. Good cover for small mammals

Learn: http://www.wildflower.org/plants/result.php?id_plant=PTAQP

Learn more: http://www.fs.fed.us/database/feis/plants/fern/pteaqu/all.html

Native American Ethnobotany for this genus: http://herb.umd.umich.edu/herb/search.pl?searchstring=Pteridium+aquilinum

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