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Classification for Kingdom Plantae Down to Species Pteridium aquilinum (L.) Kuhn

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Kingdom  Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom  Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Division  Pteridophyta – Ferns
Class  Filicopsida
Order  Polypodiales
Family  Dennstaedtiaceae – Bracken Fern family
Genus  Pteridium Gleditsch ex Scop. – brackenfern P
Species  Pteridium aquilinum (L.) Kuhn – western brackenfern P
Contains 4 Varieties and 4 accepted taxa overall
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Variety  Pteridium aquilinum (L.) Kuhn var. decompositum (Gaudich.) R. Tryon – decomposition brackenfern P
Variety  Pteridium aquilinum (L.) Kuhn var. latiusculum (Desv.) Underw. ex A. Heller – western brackenfern P
Variety  Pteridium aquilinum (L.) Kuhn var. pseudocaudatum (Clute) A. Heller – western brackenfern P
Variety  Pteridium aquilinum (L.) Kuhn var. pubescens Underw. – hairy brackenfern P

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