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Botrychium matricariifolium

Botrychium matricariifolium (A. Braun ex Dowell) A. Braun ex W.D.J. Koch

Matricary Grapefern

Ophioglossaceae (Adder's-Tongue Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: BOMA2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N), SPM (N)

The spores mature in late June or July and the fertile segment withers shortly after. (Ferns of Grey & Bruce Counties)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Fern
Leaf Shape: Oblong
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Green , Brown
Bloom Notes: Sporangial clusters with sessile or short-stalked sporangia resembling a bunch of grapes borne on long-stalked sporophores.

Distribution

USA: CT , DC , DE , IA , IL , IN , KY , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , NC , ND , NH , NJ , NY , OH , PA , RI , SD , TN , VA , VT , WI , WV
Canada: NB , NL , NS , ON , PE
Native Habitat: Woodland,Prairie/Meadow/Field

Growing Conditions

Soil Moisture: Dry
Soil pH: Acidic (pH<6.8)
Soil Description: Sand

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: UPL FACU FACU FACU FACU FACU
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.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Botrychium matricariifolium in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Botrychium matricariifolium in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Botrychium matricariifolium

Metadata

Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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