Pteridium aquilinum (L.) Kuhn

Species in the Global Pollen Project's Master Reference Collection.

Digitised Reference Slides

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Pteridium aquilinum (rights holder: David  Eickhoff) © David Eickhoff

Eagle Fern

Curled bracken shoots first appear in May, and are vulnerable to late frosts at this time (5). This species reproduces by means of spores, which are released from the brown spore-cases on the undersides of the fronds (5). It can also spread by vegetative reproduction, from a subterranean creeping storage organ known as a rhizome (2). When cut in half, the rhizome is said to display a pattern remin... Text © Wildscreen

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