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|Family: Ophioglossaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Botrypus||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Botrypus virginianus (L.) Michx.
Habit: Plant often robust, herbaceous, deciduous; roots 2 mm thick (1 cm from base), smooth, yellow to brown. Leaf: bud hairy; trophophore sessile, < 20 cm wide, ultimate segments linear to ovate, veins free, forked, margins entire to coarsely serrate to deeply lobed; sporophore stalk long, 2--3-pinnate. Chromosomes: 2n=184.
Ecology: Moist shaded valleys along small streams; Elevation: 700--1200 m. Bioregional Distribution: KR, CaR; Distribution Outside California: throughout America, Europe, Asia.
Synonyms: Botrychium virginianum (L.) Sw.
eFlora Treatment Author: Donald R. Farrar
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Botrypus
Next taxon: Ophioglossum
Citation for this treatment: Donald R. Farrar 2016. Botrypus virginianus, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=91686, accessed on August 27, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on August 27, 2016.