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 Weakley's Flora.

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Hay-scented Fern, Pasture Fern, Boulder Fern

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Sitobolium punctilobulum   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

 

Habitat: Rocky or dry woodlands and forests, rock outcrops, pastures, clearings, roadbanks

Common in Mountains (uncommon in NC Piedmont, rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC)

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

 

Habitat: Mainly in dry woodlands, forests, and heath balds, up to 1600 m in elevation

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

 

Habitat: 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

 

Habitat: 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

 

Habitat: Moist disturbed areas

Non-native: tropical east Asia & South Pacific islands

 


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