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Pteris quadriaurita Retz.
Striped Brake

Pteris quadriaurita
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Curtis’s Botanical Magazine, vol. 86 [ser. 3, vol. 16]: t. 5183 (1860) [W.H. Fitch]

Family: Pteridaceae

Group: Pteridophyte

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: South Florida, the West Indies, Mexico, Central America, South America and the Old World.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Presumed Extirpated or Extinct in the Wild

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Pteris quadriaurita has been found in the following county :
Occurrence Native Status
Palm Beach County Presumed Extirpated Presumed Extirpated

Pteris quadriaurita has been found in the following habitat :
Dome Swamp

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Pteris quadriaurita
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Curtis’s Botanical Magazine, vol. 86 [ser. 3, vol. 16]: t. 5183 (1860) [W.H. Fitch]