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Bracken (Pteridium aquilinum)

Observed: 20th September 2011 By: Peter Dawson
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - current student
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Bracken (Pteridium aquilinum).
Is bracken an indicator species of ancient woodland?

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Species with which Bracken (Pteridium aquilinum) interacts


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Bracken is typically -

A plant of heaths and acidic grassland.
These habitats are often found in and around woodlands, but I would say that other species are more typical and reliable "woodland indicators".