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Pteris grandifolia L.
Long brake

Pteris grandifolia

Family: Pteridaceae

Group: Pteridophyte

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: West Indies, Mexico, Central America and South America; naturalized in South Florida.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

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Pteris grandifolia has been found in the following county :
Occurrence Native Status
Miami-Dade County Not Native, Naturalized

Pteris grandifolia has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Wetland

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Pteris grandifolia