Common Names bracken fern
Flower Color -none-
Plant Type Herb
Short Description Bracken fern is a common forest understory fern.
Bracken is easily recognized by its large, triangular fronds. It is a very common fern, and it often grows in large colonies. Bracken is a fire-adapted species. It has deep rhizomes that survive fires, and ashes make the soil more alkaline, a favorable condition for germination of its spores