E-Flora BC: Electronic Atlas of the Flora of British Columbia

Botrychium montanum W.H. Wagner
mountain moonwort
Ophioglossaceae (Adder's-tongue family)

Introduction to Vascular Plants

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General:
Deciduous perennial, 2-10 cm tall.
Notes:
This is a recently described species. Its taxonomy and distribution need further study.

Source: The Illustrated Flora of British Columbia

Habitat / Range

Mesic, shady coniferous forests in the upper montane and lower subalpine zones; rare in SC BC (Wells Grey Park); S to MT, ID and CA.

Source: The Illustrated Flora of British Columbia

Climate

The climate type for this species, as reported in the: "British Columbia plant species codes and selected attributes. Version 6 Database" (Meidinger et al. 2008), is not evaluated, unknown or variable.

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