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|Family: Ophioglossaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Botrychium||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Species: Botrychium simplex||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
Botrychium simplex NULL var. simplex
Leaf: trophophore stalk 10--25 mm, blade 2--5 cm, 1--3 cm wide in 1-pinnate portion, dull blue-green, pinnae strongly overlapping to touching, broadly fan-shaped, not midribbed to midribbed in elongated basal pinnae, broadly attached to rachis and strongly decurrent, side margins of ultimate segments converging at 120--180°, proximal side margin recurved.
Ecology: Uncommon. In saturated moss or sedge mats around hard water seeps and streamlets; Elevation: 1500--3200 m. Bioregional Distribution: CaRH, SNH, WTR, SnBr, Wrn, SNE; Distribution Outside California: to Oregon, eastern North America, Europe, Japan. Note: W North America plants differ genetically from eastern North America plants of this var. and may warrant recognition as distinct variety.
eFlora Treatment Author: Donald R. Farrar
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Botrychium simplex var. compositum
Next taxon: Botrychium tunux
Citation for this treatment: Donald R. Farrar 2016. Botrychium simplex var. simplex, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=55233, accessed on August 24, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on August 24, 2016.