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|Family: Ophioglossaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Botrychium||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Botrychium lineare W.H. Wagner
Leaf: sporophore, trophophore joined distal to mid-leaf; trophophore stalk 0--3(6) mm, blade 1-pinnate, 1--4 cm, < 1.5 cm wide, oblong to narrowly deltate-ovate, thin but firm, green to white-green, pinnae well separated, ascending, 3--6 pairs, linear or fan-shaped, deeply cleft into linear segments, not midribbed, side margins of simple pinnae or segments of cleft pinnae not converging or converging at < 20°, outer margins entire to coarsely and bluntly toothed, basal pinnae occasionally with scattered marginal sporangia; sporophore 1--2-pinnate, oblong to deltate, branches stiff, ascending, strongly overlapping, stalk 0.2--0.5 × trophophore, sporangia crowded. Chromosomes: 2n=90.
Ecology: Moist meadows; Elevation: 2500--4000 m. Bioregional Distribution: c&s SNH; Distribution Outside California: to Alaska, eastern to Minnesota.
eFlora Treatment Author: Donald R. Farrar
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Botrychium crenulatum
Next taxon: Botrychium lunaria
Citation for this treatment: Donald R. Farrar 2017. Botrychium lineare, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/eflora_display.php?tid=15924, accessed on April 28, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/, accessed on April 28, 2017.