Plants of USA and Canada

Pteris vittata L.



PLANT PROFILE  : (*)

Name: Pteris vittata L.
Nomencl. ref.: Sp. Pl.: 1074 (1753)

Rank: species


Common names

US name U.S. name: ladder brake
en English name: ladder brake
Italian name: Pteride a foglie lunghe

Grown habit: Forb/herb
Duration: Perennial
 

Synonyms:


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Pteris vittata
Pteris vittata
Habit at Deering Park, Florida - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Pteris vittata
Pteris vittata
Credit: Photo by Daniela Longo

Pteris vittata
Pteris vittata
Dipartimento di Scienze della Vita, Università di Trieste - Progetto Dryades - Picture by Andrea Moro - Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Jardín Canario Viera y Clavijo, Gran Canaria, Spagna, - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share-Alike 3.0 License

Pteris vittata
Pteris vittata
Credit: Photo by Daniela Longo

Pteris vittata
Pteris vittata
Dipartimento di Scienze della Vita, Università di Trieste - Progetto Dryades - Picture by Andrea Moro - Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Jardín Canario Viera y Clavijo, Gran Canaria, Spagna, - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share-Alike 3.0 License

Pteris vittata
Pteris vittata
Credit: Photo by Daniela Longo


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(*) Source: USDA, NRCS. 2009. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 28 August 2009). National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA
 

 




Distribution in USA and Canada

USA (AL, CA, DC, FL, GA, HI, LA, MS, SC, TX), USA+ (PR, VI)

Distributional map for Pteris vittata L.
Map for Pteris vittata L.
USDA, NRCS. 2009. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 28 August 2009). National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA


TAXONOMY

Kingdom: Plantae
Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
Superdivision: -
Division: Pteridophyta
Class: Filicopsida
Subclass: -
Order: Polypodiales
Family: Pteridaceae


Genus: Pteris


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