Calflora
Taxon  Report   12009 
Sceptridium multifidum  (S.G. Gmel.) M. Nishida ex Tagawa
Leather grape-fern
Sceptridium multifidum
© 2002 Tony Morosco
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Sceptridium multifidum
© 2014 Barry Rice
Sceptridium multifidum
© 2002 Tony Morosco
Sceptridium multifidum, a pteridophyte, is native to California.

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Plant Characteristics
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Sceptridium multifidum
© 2014 Barry Rice
Family: OPHIOGLOSSACEAE  
Genus: Sceptridium
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF
PLANTS accepted name: Botrychium multifidum
Alternate Names:
(according to)

ICPN: Botrychium multifidum ssp. californicum
ICPN: Botrychium multifidum ssp. coulteri
ICPN: Botrychium multifidum ssp. silaifolium
ICPN: Botrychium multifidum
More information about  Sceptridium multifidum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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 California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 24, 2018).

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