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Botrychium ascendens
upswept moonwort

Distribution: Occurring on both sides of the Cascades crest in Washington; Alaska to California, east to Alberta, Montana, Wyoming, and Colorado.

Habitat: Montane to subalpine meadows.

Spores: June-August

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Sensitive in Washington (WANHP)


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Accepted Name:
Botrychium ascendens W.H. Wagner
Publication: Amer. Fern J. 76: 36, figs. 1, 2. 1986.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Botrychium campestre W.H. Wagner & Farrar var. campestre, misapplied
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Botrychium ascendens in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Botrychium ascendens checklist entry.

OregonFlora: Botrychium ascendens information.

E-Flora BC: Botrychium ascendens atlas page.

CalPhotos: Botrychium ascendens photos.

USDA Plants: Botrychium ascendens information.

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