Taxon  Report   6933 
Pteris vittata  L.
ladder brake
Pteris vittata, 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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Bloom Period
Communities: escaped cultivar, wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Family: PTERIDACEAE  
Genus: Pteris
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
 
 Information about  Pteris vittata  from other sources:
Photos on Picasa / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

USDA PLANTS Profile (PTVI)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

2012 Jepson Manual Treament from the Jepson Herbarium,
University of California, Berkeley

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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 Calif. Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Apr 18, 2014).

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