Localities documented in Tropicos sources
United States (North America)
Note: This information is based on publications available through Tropicos and may not represent the entire distribution. Tropicos does not categorize distributions as native or non-native.
- Anonymous. 1986. List-Based Rec., Soil Conserv. Serv., U.S.D.A. Database of the U.S.D.A., Beltsville. http://www.tropicos.org/Reference/1103
Regularity: Regularly occurring
Global Range: Valier (1995) indicates "ssp decompositum" as endemic to the Hawaiian Islands.
National NatureServe Conservation Status
Rounded National Status Rank: NNR - Unranked
NatureServe Conservation Status
Rounded Global Status Rank: T3 - Vulnerable
Reasons: Pteridium aquilinum var decompositum is an endemic variety found in all the Hawaiian islands. It is common in mesic to wet shrublands, grasslands, and forests and in some dry subalpine areas from 300-2700 m. (Palmer, 2003)