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Pteridium (Brackenfern) is a genus of herb in the family Dennstaedtiaceae. They are native to Canada, Saint-Pierre Et Miquelon, Alaska, The Contiguous United States, Puerto Rico, and Hawaii. They have bipinnate + pinnatifid leaves. Individuals can grow to 8.5 m. They have alternation of generations.

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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of brackenfern. View this species on GBIF