Taxon  Report   1118 
Botrychium lunaria  (L.) Sw.
Moonwort, common moonwort, moonwort grapefern
Botrychium lunaria, a pteridophyte, is a fern (rhizomatous) that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 2.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

 

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Bloom Period
Communities: Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Red Fir Forest, wetland-riparian
Habitat: meadows [CNPS Inventory]
Wetlands:Equally likely to occur in wetlands or non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Family: OPHIOGLOSSACEAE  
Genus: Botrychium
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Other Names:
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PLANTS: Botrychium lunaria var. onondagense
PLANTS: Botrychium onondagense
 Information about  Botrychium lunaria  from other sources:
Photos on Picasa / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

USDA PLANTS Profile (BOLU)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

2012 Jepson Manual Treament from the Jepson Herbarium,
University of California, Berkeley

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Native Plant Database

Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of Calif. Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Apr 19, 2014).

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