Page author: David Giblin
Botrychium simplex
least moonwort

Distribution: Occurring on both sides of the Cascades crest in Washington; Alaska to California, east to the Rocky Mountains; also from the Great Lakes east to the Atlantic Coast from Canada to North Carolina; circumboreal.

Habitat: Montane to subalpine in moist meadows.

Spores: June-August

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Botrychium simplex E. Hitchc.
Publication: Amer. J. Sci. 6: 103, plate 8. 1823.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
(none provided)
Additional Resources:

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

WA Flora Checklist: Botrychium simplex checklist entry.

OregonFlora: Botrychium simplex information.

E-Flora BC: Botrychium simplex atlas page.

CalPhotos: Botrychium simplex photos.

USDA Plants: Botrychium simplex information.

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