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Pteridium aquilinum

Pteridium  are large, coarse ferns with a wide distribution, found on all continents except Antarctica. They grow in virtually every habitat except for deserts. Bracken may form dense thickets and make good groundcovers. They are a known carcinogen.

Noteworthy CharacteristicsTough, triangular, deeply divided fronds. Toxic to livestock.




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