Page author: David Giblin
Botrychium viride
green triangle moonwort

Distribution: Occurring on both sides of the Cascades crest in Washington; Alaska to Oregon, also in New Mexico.

Habitat: Moist montane or subalpine meadows to open forest or thickets.

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern


Botrychium viride is an unpublished name. Genetic and morphological evidence supports its treatment as a taxon separate from B. lanceolatum. Plants referred to as the green genotype of B. lanceolatum belong here.

Accepted Name:
Botrychium viride Farrar

Synonyms & Misapplications:
(none provided)
Additional Resources:

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

WA Flora Checklist: Botrychium viride checklist entry.

OregonFlora: Botrychium viride information.

E-Flora BC: Botrychium viride atlas page.

CalPhotos: Botrychium viride photos.

USDA Plants: Botrychium viride information.

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