Wild Florida Photo - Pteris vittata

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Pteris vittata

CHINESE LADDER BRAKE

Not native to Florida

Florida Exotic Pest Plant Council:  Category II designation
Invasive exotics that have increased in abundance or frequency but have not yet altered Florida plant communities to the extent shown by Category I species.
Planting this species should be avoided and removal of existing plants may be desirable.

  
Pteris vittata is a member of the Pteridaceae - Maidenhair Fern family.