Deciduous perennial, 2-20 cm tall.
Oblong, unstalked or short stalked, 1-pinnate, up to 12 cm long; pinnae up to 10 pairs, overlapping, semicircular, entire or sometimes undulate or rarely slightly toothed.
1- to 2-pinnate, 0.8-2 times length of trophophores.
If more than one illustration is available for a species (e.g., separate illustrations were provided for two subspecies) then links to the separate images will be provided below. Note that individual subspecies or varietal illustrations are not always available.
Illustration Source: The Illustrated Flora of British Columbia
||Value / Class
Moisture Regime (SMR)
[0 - very xeric; 4 - mesic;
8 - hydric]
of field plots
species was recorded in:
BEC Zone Class
All BEC Zones (# of stations/zone) species was recorded in
|AT(4), BAFA(5), BWBS(4), CWH(2), ESSF(33), ICH(6), IDF(3), IMA(2), MH(1), MS(4), SBPS(6), SBS(9), SWB(6)|
Source: Klinkenberg 2013
Synonyms and Alternate Names:
Botrychium lunaria subsp. lunaria
Botrychium lunaria subsp. occidentale A. Löve & D. Löve & Kapoor
Botrychium lunaria var. onondagense (Underw.) House
Botrychium onondagense Underw.