From Natural History of Southeast Alaska
FNA map) where it reaches the northern extent of its range. There are scattered collections from much of the area (except the Northern Gulf Coast), though most have not been geo-referenced (and so do not show up on the e-Flora BC map). This species is apparently most often found at the transition between muskeg and coniferous forest.
This species appears to reach the northern extent of its range within the region.
- Sitka/Pteridium aquilinum: Reported from scattered locations, in some places (e.g. the ultramafic bluffs at Red Bluff Bay) it is common, elsewhere just a few plants may be found. Most easily observed along the Sitka Cross Trail between the quarry road and Gavan Hill Trail in scrubby forest adjacent to muskegs. (edit)
- FNA page for Pteridium aquilinum
- PFAF page for Pteridium aquilinum
- e-FloraBC page for Pteridium aquilinum
- USDAPLANTS page for Pteridium aquilinum
- PacNW Herbaria Records for Pteridium aquilinum
- Search Arctos Database for Pteridium aquilinum (Southeast only)
- Search Arctos Database for Pteridium aquilinum (entire database)
- Encyclopedia of Life search for Pteridium aquilinum
- iNaturalist Observations for Pteridium aquilinum in Southeast Alaska
- Hall 2010: Occasional throughout Southeast Alaska except in the north where it is rare to absent north of Juneau and absent in the Yakutat area. Dry open places, muskeg-forest fringe, lake shores and meadows.
- Muller: gen; open forest, muskeg edges, meadows