Pteridium esculentum (G.Forst.) Cockayne Bracken
Rep.Bot.Surv.Tongariro Nat.Park 34 (1908)

Conservation Code: Not threatened
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Wednesday 22 October 1997

Rhizomatous, perennial, herb or (fern), 0.5-2 m high, fronds 3-4-pinnate basally; circular nectary at base of each pinna; sori linear, marginal. Laterite gravel, white sand, red loam, brown clay. Moist sandy soils, along creeks in eucalypt forest.

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Swan Coastal Plain.

IBRA Subregions: Dandaragan Plateau.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Gingin.