Calflora
Taxon  Report   6930    
Pteridium aquilinum  (L.) Kuhn  var. pubescens  Underw.
Hairy brackenfern,  Western bracken fern
Pteridium aquilinum var. pubescens, a pteridophyte, is a fern that is native to California and and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
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Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Habitat: coastal

Communities: (many plant communities), Coastal Sage Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, Coastal Strand

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Pteridium aquilinum ssp. lanuginosum
PLANTS: Pteridium aquilinum var. lanuginosum
More information about  Pteridium aquilinum var. pubescens

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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 28, 2020).