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Botrychium dissectum Spreng.
Synonym(s): Botrychium dissectum var. obliquum, Botrychium dissectum var. oblongifolium, Botrychium obliquum, Botrychium obliquum var. elongatum, Sceptridium dissectum
USDA Symbol: BODI2
USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)
One strange feature of this fern is that new growth does not appear until August or September so that the sterile frond has a fresh green appearance in the early fall but darkens as the frost comes, giving a bronze-green colour throughout the following spring and summer. (Ferns of Grey & Bruce Counties)
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Not Applicable
Bloom Notes: This is a non-flowering plant that reproduces by spores.
, WV Canada: NB
, PE Native Habitat:
National Wetland Indicator Status
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1
(Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here
for map of regions.
From the National Organizations Directory
According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:
Pineywoods Native Plant Center
- Nacogdoches, TX
Record Last Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff