Species Details

Botrychium lunaria

common moonwort

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Scientific Name:
Botrychium lunaria (L.) Sw.
Common Name:
common moonwort
Family: Ophioglossaceae
Element Code: PPOPH01080
USDA Plants Symbol: BOLU
Synonyms/Other Names:
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G5
State Rank:
S2
CA Rare Plant Rank: 2B.3
Other Status: USFS_S
CRPR Changes:
changed from 2.3 to 2B.3 on 2013-06-12
Add Date: 1994-01-01
Date Edited: 2021-05-26
Lifeform: perennial rhizomatous herb
Blooming Period: Aug
Elevation:
1980 - 3400 meters
6495 - 11155 feet
General Habitat:
  • Meadows and seeps
  • Subalpine coniferous forest
  • Upper montane coniferous forest
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
Does plant occur in SIE Co.? Need quads for MNO and TUO counties. Possibly threatened by grazing. On review list in ID, endangered in OR, and state-listed as Sensitive in WA.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
References:
Total Occurrences: 7
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
2 1 1 0 0 3
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 3
Recent <=20 Years 4
Presence:
Presumed Extant 7
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
Alaska (AK), Arizona (AZ), California (CA), Colorado (CO), Idaho (ID), Maine (ME), Massachusetts (MA), Michigan (MI), Minnesota (MN), Montana (MT), Nevada (NV), New Mexico (NM), New York (NY), North Dakota (ND), Oregon (OR), Pennsylvania (PA), South Dakota (SD)*, Utah (UT), Vermont (VT)*, Washington (WA), Wisconsin (WI), Wyoming (WY)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Modoc (MOD), Mono (MNO), Nevada (NEV), Sierra (SIE), Tuolumne (TUO)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Davis Creek (4112063), Dunderberg Peak (3811913), Hobart Mills (3912042), Independence Lake (3912043), Lee Vining (3711981), Mt. Bidwell (4112082), Norden (3912033), Sardine Peak (3912052), Sierraville (3912053), Tower Peak (3811925), Truckee (3912032), Warren Peak (4112042)
Notes:
Definitions of codes following a county and/or quad:
* Presumed extirpated
(?) Occurrence confirmed, but possibly extirpated
Quad and county data is imported from the CNDDB. Species may be present in other areas where conditions are favorable. These data should NOT be substituted for pre-project review or for on-site surveys.

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