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  • A leafy green vine like plant growing on a rock face.
    Florida bristle fern. Photo by Keith Bradley.

    Service to list Florida bristle fern as endangered

    October 5, 2015 | 3 minute read

    VERO BEACH, FL — The Florida bristle fern will be added to the list of endangered plants protected by the Endangered Species Act (ESA). An endangered plant is one that is in danger of extinction throughout all or a significant portion of its range. Currently found only on state and county lands in Miami-Dade and Sumter counties, the Florida bristle fern is a small, mat-forming fern that resembles mosses and liverworts.  Read the full story...

  • A leafy green vine like plant growing on a rock face.
    Florida bristle fern. Photo by Keith Bradley.

    Service proposes to list florida bristle fern

    October 8, 2014 | 3 minute read

    VERO BEACH, FL - The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposes to list the Florida bristle fern as endangered under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). The public is invited to comment on this proposal for the next 60 days through December 8, 2014. Only found in Miami-Dade and Sumter Counties, the Florida bristle fern is a small, mat-forming fern with bristle-like outgrowths at its tips. The fern doesn’t have roots, and it superficially resembles mosses and liverworts.  Read the full story...

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