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Ferns and ClubmossesPteridium esculentum

Bracken

A local native plant but inclined to be invasive on cleared and semi-cleared land, when not in competition with a tree canopy.  Can form dense stands which exclude most other groundcover species.

General biosecurity duty NSW.

http://weeds.dpi.nsw.gov.au/Weeds/Details/235

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Pteridium esculentum (Bracken) at Bournda Environment Education Centre - 23 Jul 2019 Pteridium esculentum (Bracken) at Bournda National Park - 20 Oct 2018 Pteridium esculentum (Bracken) at Merimbula, NSW - 13 Nov 2017 Pteridium esculentum (Bracken) at Bournda National Park - 19 Aug 2016 Pteridium esculentum (Bracken) at Bournda, NSW - 22 Aug 2014 Pteridium esculentum (Bracken) at Bermagui, NSW - 31 Mar 2012
Pteridium esculentum (Bracken) at Bournda Environment Education Centre - 23 Jul 2019
Pteridium esculentum (Bracken) at Bournda National Park - 20 Oct 2018
Pteridium esculentum (Bracken) at Merimbula, NSW - 13 Nov 2017
Pteridium esculentum (Bracken) at Bournda National Park - 19 Aug 2016
Pteridium esculentum (Bracken) at Bournda, NSW - 22 Aug 2014
Pteridium esculentum (Bracken) at Bermagui, NSW - 31 Mar 2012

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Jackie Miles (Pteridium esculentum)
Jackie Miles (Pteridium esculentum)
Jackie Miles (Pteridium esculentum)

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Species Information

  • Pteridium esculentum Scientific name
  • Bracken Common name
  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Medium Weed or Pest
  • 32.3m to 40m Recorded at altitude

Pteridium esculentum locations

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