Species Details

Botrychium pedunculosum

stalked moonwort

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©2011 Aaron E. Sims
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© 2011 Aaron E. Sims
Scientific Name:
Botrychium pedunculosum W.H. Wagner
Common Name:
stalked moonwort
Family: Ophioglossaceae
Element Code: PPOPH010T0
USDA Plants Symbol: BOPE4
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 2B.1
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G3
State Rank:
S1
Other Status: USFS_S
CRPR Changes:
changed from 2.1 to 2B.1 on 2013-06-12
added to 2.1 on 2011-10-31
Add Date: 2011-10-31
Date Edited: 2021-08-25
Lifeform: perennial rhizomatous herb
Blooming Period: Aug
Elevation:
1845 - 1845 meters
6055 - 6055 feet
General Habitat:
  • Meadows and seeps
  • Upper montane coniferous forest
General Micro Habitat: andesitic
Micro Habitat:
  • Granitic
  • Volcanic
Notes:
Discovered in CA by Jennie Haas in 2010; known in CA only from Stanislaus NF. Threatened by overgrazing and excessive trampling. Similar to B. ascendens and B. hesperium. Hybridizes with B. pinnatum. Not in The Jepson Manual (1993) or TJM 2. See American Fern Journal 76(2):33-47 (1986) for original description.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 1
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 0 0 0 0 1
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 0
Recent <=20 Years 1
Presence:
Presumed Extant 1
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
Alaska (AK), California (CA), Idaho (ID), Montana (MT), Oregon (OR), Washington (WA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Tuolumne (TUO)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Cherry Lake North (3811918)
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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Presumed Extant
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