Austral Bracken (Pteridium esculentum)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Fern
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Plant Height: 2 to 5 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Fruit: Other: Sori (Spores)
Fruiting Time: Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Groundcover
Will Naturalize
Resistances: Humidity tolerant


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Location: Cooranbong, N.S.W., AustraliaDate: 2014-07-15
By carolem
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