Moonwort

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Related to Botrychium: Botrychium matricariifolium, Botrychium virginianum, Ophioglossum

Moonwort

 

(Botrychium lunaria), a small fern (height, 5–30 cm) of the family Ophioglossaceae. The moonwort grows in meadows, thickets, and cut forests in Eurasia, America, Australia, Tasmania, and New Zealand.

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Phenology and demography of two species of Botrychium (Ophioglossaceae).
Zea mays) + Convolvulaceae + Cypemceae + + + + Dipsacaceae + Lamiaceae + Liliaceae + Onagmceae + Poaceae + + + + Polygalaceae + + Polygonaceae + + + + Primulaceae + Ranunculaceae + Rumex + Typhaceae + + + BRYOPHYTA Phaeoceros + + Sphagnum + + PTERIDOPHYTA Alsophila + + + + Anogramma + + + Anemia + + + Blechnum + + + + Botrychium + + + + Cyathea + + + Cyathaceae + + + + Cystopteris + + Dicksonia + + + Dicranoglossum + + + Dicranopteris + + + + Huperzia + + + Hymenophyllum + + + Gleichenia + + Lophosoria + + Lycopodiella + + Lycopodium + Lygodium + Marratiaceae + Microgramma + + + + Ophioglossum + Osmunda + + + + Polypodiaceae + Plagiogyria + Pterideae + + + + Schizea + Selaginella + + + + Vittariacae + Figura 5.
The nomenclature for Botrychium used in this report follows Barker and Hauk (2003), that is Sceptridium dissectum (=Botrychium dissectum) and Botrypus virginianus (=Botrychium virginianum).
pycnocarpa (rock cress), Botrychium virginicum (rattlesnake fern), Bromus ciliatus (fringed brome), Bromus latiglumis (ear-leaved brome), Carex grisea (inflated narrow leaf sedge), Carex leavenworthii (Leavenworth sedge), Carex molesta (troublesome sedge), Elymus villosus (hairy wild rye), and Ulmus rubra (slippery elm).
The shoot of Botrychium interpreted as a series of dichotomies.
Electron microscopic investigation of the coating found on torus-bearing pit membranes of Botrychium dissectum, the common grape fern.
Koch BESC 86 40 0 0 0 0 0 Botrychium biternatum (Savig.
2011) included Sceptridium within Botrychium and did not address the segregation of Ophioderma.
The current distribution of Botrychium ascendens and its putative parents suggest it probably originated in western North America and migrated across northern Canada to Newfoundland.
Ferns in the mesic woods include Adiantum pedatum, Athyrium pycnocarpon, Botrychium virginianum, Cystopteris protrusa, Dryopteris goldiana, Dryopteris carthusiana, Onoclea sensibilis, and Polystichum acrostichoides (rare).
Fern Clade #3 consists of the eusporangiate ferns Ophioglossum + Botrychium (i.