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Botrychium lunaria (L.) Sw.
Synonym(s): Botrychium lunaria var. onondagense, Botrychium onondagense
USDA Symbol: BOLU
The small size and short life of the frond probably cause this plant to be overlooked, but it has become very rare in recent decades and may no longer be present. (Ferns of Grey & Bruce Counties)
Bloom InformationBloom Color:
Green , Brown Bloom Notes:
Sporangial clusters with sessile
or short-stalked sporangia resembling a bunch of grapes borne on long-stalked sporophores.
, WY Canada: NL
, PE Native Habitat:
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Medium
Light Requirement: Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Dry
CaCO3 Tolerance: Medium
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.
Record Last Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff