Distribution: Circumboreal, extending south to southern Washington and Pennsylvania
Habitat: Moist or wet places in the mountains, occasionally to high elevations
Growth Duration: Perennial
Conservation Status: Not of concern
Botrychium lanceolatum in the broad sense consists of two genetically and morphologically distinct taxa recognized here as B. lanceolatum and B. viride. These have also been referred to as the red genotype and green genotype, respectively.