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|Family: Ophioglossaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Botrychium||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Botrychium lunaria (L.) Sw.
Leaf: sporophore, trophophore joined distal to mid-leaf; trophophore stalk 0--8 mm, blade 1-pinnate, generally 6--10 cm, 2--4 cm wide, oblong, thick, dark green, pinnae touching to overlapping, generally 4--6(9) pairs, broadly fan-shaped, not midribbed, side margins of basal pinnae converging at 120--180°, outer margins generally entire; sporophore mostly 1-pinnate, deltate, branches spreading to +- ascending, basal branches not downturned at maturity, stalk 1--1.5 × trophophore; spores 33--39 µm in longest diam. Chromosomes: 2n=90.
Ecology: Moist meadows; Elevation: 2300--3400 m. Bioregional Distribution: c SNH, Wrn; Distribution Outside California: northern hemisphere, Australia, New Zealand.
Synonyms: Botrychium onondagense Underw.
eFlora Treatment Author: Donald R. Farrar
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Botrychium lineare
Next taxon: Botrychium minganense
Citation for this treatment: Donald R. Farrar 2016. Botrychium lunaria, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=15925, accessed on May 25, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 25, 2016.