Taxon  Report   12009    
Sceptridium multifidum  (S.G. Gmel.) M. Nishida ex Tagawa
Leather grape-fern
Sceptridium multifidum, a pteridophyte, is native to California and and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
also called Botrychium multifidum
Siskiyou Del Norte Modoc Humboldt Shasta Lassen Trinity Plumas Tehama Butte Mendocino Glenn Sierra Yuba Lake Nevada Colusa Placer Sutter El Dorado Yolo Alpine Napa Sonoma Sacramento Mono Amador Solano Calaveras Tuolumne San Joaquin Marin Contra Costa Alameda Santa Cruz Mariposa Madera San Francisco San Mateo Merced Fresno Stanislaus Santa Clara Inyo San Benito Tulare Kings Monterey San Bernardino San Luis Obispo Kern Santa Barbara Ventura Los Angeles Riverside Orange San Diego Imperial
Genus: Sceptridium

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Communities: Red Fir Forest, North Coastal Coniferous Forest, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS other name:
Botrychium multifidum

Alternate Names:
JEF: Botrychium californicum
JEF: Botrychium coulteri
JEF: Botrychium multifidum ssp. californicum
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More information about  Sceptridium multifidum
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Consortium of California Herbaria 2

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]. 2021. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Feb 24, 2021).