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Botrychium spathulatum

Botrychium spathulatum W.H. Wagner

Spathulate Botrychium

Ophioglossaceae (Adder's-Tongue Family)


USDA Symbol: BOSP4

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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Fern
Leaf Retention: Deciduous
Leaf Shape: Linear , Spatulate
Leaf Margin: Entire , Incised

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.


USA: AK , MI , MT , WI
Canada: NB , NS , ON , PE

Additional resources

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


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

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