bracken, brake-fern
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Pteridium aquilinumbracken, brackenfern, bracken fern
Distribution: Widely distributed throughout Washington; widely distributed throughout North America; circumboreal.
Habitat: Common in moist to dry woods, open slopes and disturbed sites
Origin: Native
Spores: Spores April-October
Growth Duration: perennial
ssp. pubescens – bracken, northern bracken