Calflora
Taxon  Report   1117    
Botrychium crenulatum  W. H. Wagner
Scalloped moonwort
Botrychium crenulatum, a pteridophyte, is a fern (rhizomatous) that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
California Rare Plant Rank: 2B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   CNPS Inventory
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(131 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

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Family: OPHIOGLOSSACEAE  
Genus: Botrychium
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Habitat: meadows, freshwater-marsh, bogs/fens

Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Botrychium dusenii
More information about  Botrychium crenulatum
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (BOCR)


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: May 28, 2020).