Page author: David Giblin
Botrychium neolunaria
common moonwort

Distribution: Occurring on both sides of the Cascades crest in Washington; Alaska to California, east to the Rocky Mountains.

Habitat: Mesic, montane to subalpine meadows and vegetated scree.

Spores: June-August

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Botrychium neolunaria Stensvold & Farrar
Publication: Brittonia 69(2): 168. 2017.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Botrychium lunaria (L.) Sw., misapplied [FNA2, HC]
Botrychium lunaria (L.) Sw. var. onondagense (Underw.) House [HC]
Botrychium onondagense Underw.
Additional Resources:

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

WA Flora Checklist: Botrychium neolunaria checklist entry.

OregonFlora: Botrychium neolunaria information.

E-Flora BC: Botrychium neolunaria atlas page.

CalPhotos: Botrychium neolunaria photos.

USDA Plants: Botrychium neolunaria information.

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