Taxon  Report   6931 
Pteris cretica  L.
Cretan brake
Pteris cretica, a pteridophyte, is a fern that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Pteris cretica
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Genus: Pteris
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 04, 2015).

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