Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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Most habitat and range descriptions were obtained from Weakley's Flora.

Your search found 5 taxa in the family Dennstaedtiaceae, Bracken Fern family, as understood by PLANTS National Database.

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Hay-scented Fern, Pasture Fern, Boulder Fern
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Dennstaedtia punctilobula   FAMILY: Dennstaedtiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Dennstaedtia punctilobula   FAMILY: Dennstaedtiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Dennstaedtia punctilobula 010-02-001   FAMILY: Pteridaceae

 

Look for it in rocky or dry woodlands and forests, rock outcrops, pastures, clearings, roadbanks

Common in Mountains, uncommon in Piedmont, rare in Coastal Plain

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Eastern Bracken, Brake
Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Pteridium latiusculum   FAMILY: Dennstaedtiaceae
INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Pteridium aquilinum var. latiusculum   FAMILY: Dennstaedtiaceae
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Pteridium aquilinum var. latiusculum 010-05-001   FAMILY: Pteridaceae

 

Look for it mainly in dry woodlands, and (depending on subspecies) heath balds or sandhills and flatwoods

Common (rare in Coastal Plain)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Southern Bracken
Weakley's Flora: (2/8/20) Pteridium pseudocaudatum   FAMILY: Dennstaedtiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Pteridium aquilinum var. pseudocaudatum   FAMILY: Dennstaedtiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Pteridium aquilinum var. pseudocaudatum 010-05-001   FAMILY: Pteridaceae

 

Look for it mainly in dry sandy or rocky woodlands, often locally abundant in longleaf pine sandhills and pine flatwoods

Common in Coastal Plain, uncommon elsewhere

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Creeping Bramble Fern
Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Hypolepis barringtonii   FAMILY: Dennstaedtiaceae
INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database: Hypolepis repens   FAMILY: Dennstaedtiaceae

 

Look for it in swamps, wet hammocks, solution holes

Native to Florida

 


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Common Name: Spineless Bramble Fern, Soft Ground-fern
Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Hypolepis tenuifolia   FAMILY: Dennstaedtiaceae

 

Look for it in moist disturbed areas. It is rather commonly cultivated, and escaping and establishing vegetatively by rhizome

Non-native: tropical east Asia & South Pacific islands

 


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