Moonwort

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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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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.
Sterile leaf blades pinnately dissected; veins free; fertile stalk with pinnately branched (grape-like) sporangial clusters Botrychium
The checklist includes the lower vascular plants Botrychium virginianum (Ophioglossaceae), Cystopteris fragilis (Polypodiaceae), Equisetum arvense, E.
Fern Clade #3 consists of the eusporangiate ferns Ophioglossum + Botrychium (i.
In addition, Acalypha deamii (stare imperiled), Aesculus flava (state watch list), and Botrychium biternaturn (state watch list) have been reported here (R.
Herbaceous and fern species occurring only in this habitat include Apios americana, Arisaema dracontium, Botrychium spp.
Recent detailed investigations of shoot development in Botrychium (Imaichi, 1989; Imaichi & Nishida, 1986) indicate that a regularly segmenting tetrahedral shoot apical cell is usually identifiable.
eugeniae I IV Dianthus deltoides IV II Gentiana lutea I IV Rumex nebroides I IV Potentilla rigoana V V Botrychium lunaria I .
Finally, the two most common ferns of the older woods are Botrychium virginianum and Cystopteris protrusa.