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Pteridium aquilinum pubescens

Brake and Bracken Fern.

Santa Margarita, CA
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One Gallon 0 $ 15.99
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A creeping fern of mountainous hillsides. Bracken ranges throughout most of the west from northslopes in Baja to Alaska and N. Dakota. Although the old timers ate the new shoots, it is not recommended as it contains Thiaminase, and although heat destroys this enzyme there are other carcinogens present.

Pteridium aquilinum pubescens tolerates sand and serpentine.

Pteridium aquilinum pubescens's foliage type is stressdeciduous.
Pteridium aquilinum pubescens's flower color is na.

Communities for Pteridium aquilinum pubescens:Chaparral, Closed-cone Pine Forest, Coastal Sage Scrub, Mixed-evergreen Forest and Central Oak Woodland.

ph: 5.00 to 8.00
usda: 4 to 10
height[m]: 0.40 to 1.00
width[m]: 0.40 to 1.00
rainfall[cm]: 65.00 to 200.00

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