Northeastern Bracken

Pteridium aquilinum

Plant Overview:

Other Common Names:Western Bracken Fern, Bracken Fern
Plant Family:Dennstaedtiaceae
Plant Duration:Perennial
Plant Type:Ferns
Fruit Timing:Spores mature July to September
Global and State Rank:G5, SNR
Commercially available landscape plant?No
Soil Characteristics:
Soil Type:Clay, Loam, Sandy
Soil Moisture:Dry
Soil pH:Slightly Acidic, Acidic
Light Needs:
Opitmal Light:Sun to partial shade
Light Range:Sun, Partial Shade
Water Needs of Plant:
Soil Moisture:Dry

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