Sceptridium biternatum

ClassificationPteridophytes
FamilyOphioglossaceae
Family (Traditional)Ophioglossaceae
GenusSceptridium
SpeciesSceptridium biternatum (Savigny) Lyon
Common NameSparse-lobed Grape Fern
Growth Habitfern
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: fern; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Basal; Simple/Compound: Compound;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 5.0
C value 5
StatusNative; AGCP (FAC), EMP (FAC) (NWPL)
Specimen(s) View and Download Specimen Details »

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

SynonymFull Citation
Botrychium biternatum Botrychium biternatum (Sav.) Underw.
Botrychium obliquum var. oblongifolium Botrychium obliquum var. oblongifolium E. W. Graves
Botrychium tenuifolium Botrychium tenuifolium

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Boyle (KY), Carter (KY), Elliott (KY), Hancock (KY), Laurel (KY), Lyon (KY), Madison (KY), Menifee (KY), Powell (KY), Robertson (KY), Rowan (KY), Wolfe (KY), Blount (TN), Bradley (TN), Campbell (TN), Cheatham (TN), Chester (TN), Crockett (TN), Cumberland (TN), Davidson (TN), Decatur (TN), Dickson (TN), Fayette (TN), Franklin (TN), Gibson (TN), Giles (TN), Hamilton (TN), Hancock (TN), Hardeman (TN), Henderson (TN), Henry (TN), Hickman (TN), Humphreys (TN), Jackson (TN), Johnson (TN), Knox (TN), Lewis (TN), Macon (TN), Marion (TN), Maury (TN), Monroe (TN), Montgomery (TN), Morgan (TN), Obion (TN), Overton (TN), Perry (TN), Polk (TN), Putnam (TN), Rhea (TN), Roane (TN), Rutherford (TN), Sequatchie (TN), Sevier (TN), Shelby (TN), Sullivan (TN), Sumner (TN), Unicoi (TN), Union (TN), Warren (TN), Washington (TN), Wayne (TN), Weakley (TN), White (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: BEREA, EKY, ETSU, HTTU, KNK, MDKY, SWMT, TENN, UCHT, UOS, VDB

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1935 - 2019

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100021169 Robertson Kentucky 15 Aug 2002 Timothy J. Weckman
7668
EKY
Botrychium biternatum
31234100021060 Powell Kentucky 06 Aug 2001 Timothy J. Weckman
6688
EKY
Botrychium biternatum
N/A Elliott Kentucky 15 Mar 2012 M. Greene
EKY
Botrychium biternatum
BEREA000437 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Sceptridium biternatum
31973000004402 Boyle Kentucky 03 Aug 1979 Thieret, John
51133
KNK
Botrychium biternatum
MDKY00000137 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Botrychium biternatum
MDKY00000128 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Botrychium biternatum
MDKY00000131 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Botrychium biternatum
MDKY00000130 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Botrychium biternatum
MDKY00000135 Carter Kentucky
MDKY
Botrychium biternatum
MDKY00000133 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Botrychium biternatum
TENN-V-0002106 Rutherford Tennessee 14 Oct 2001 Dwayne Estes
3009
TENN
Botrychium biternatum
TENN-V-0002111 Sullivan Tennessee 24 Sep 1938 Herman O'Dell
s.n
TENN
Botrychium biternatum
TENN-V-0002042 Hamilton Tennessee 00 June 1971 Frank Bowers
TENN
Botrychium biternatum
31234100739679 Hancock Kentucky 17 Sep 1995 Timothy J. Weckman
2039
EKY
Botrychium biternatum
31234100779857 Menifee Kentucky 26 Jul 2017 Thomas McFadden
600
EKY
Sceptridium biternatum
31234100783354 Madison Kentucky 15 Sep 2016 Thomas McFadden
271
EKY
Sceptridium biternatum
etsu005212 Unicoi Tennessee 16 Sep 2010 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Botrychium biternatum
MDKY00000132 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Botrychium biternatum
MDKY00000134 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Botrychium biternatum
MDKY00000129 Wolfe Kentucky
MDKY
Botrychium biternatum
MDKY00000127 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Botrychium biternatum
MDKY00000136 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Botrychium biternatum
TENN-V-0002128 Henry Tennessee 13 Sep 1952 Jesse M. Shaver
10898
TENN
Botrychium biternatum
TENN-V-0002033 Cumberland Tennessee 26 Oct 1962 James S. Pringle
NO. 31259
TENN
Botrychium biternatum
TENN-V-0002119 Unicoi Tennessee 07 Sep 1949 R.E. Shanks and F.W. Woods and E.H. Cooley
8864
TENN
Botrychium biternatum
TENN-V-0002093 Tennessee 21 Sep 1946 R. E. Shanks
BB 9
TENN
Botrychium biternatum
TENN-V-0002126 Wayne Tennessee 12 Sep 1945 Jesse M. Shaver
8283
TENN
Botrychium biternatum
TENN-V-0002127 Weakley Tennessee 13 Sep 1952 Jesse M. Shaver
10899A
TENN
Botrychium biternatum
TENN-V-0002118 Unicoi Tennessee 10 Sep 1936 Jesse M. Shaver
2188
TENN
Botrychium biternatum
TENN-V-0002099 Polk Tennessee 07 Sep 1952 Jesse M. Shaver
10903
TENN
Botrychium biternatum
TENN-V-0002609 Weakley Tennessee
TENN
Botrychium biternatum
TENN-V-0002026 Campbell Tennessee 20 Sep 2012 Aaron Floden & Peter Zale
2267
TENN
Botrychium biternatum
TENN-V-0002037 Franklin Tennessee 16 Sep 1937
2161
TENN
Botrychium biternatum
TENN-V-0002048 Hickman Tennessee 13 May 1998 Dwayne Estes
183
TENN
Botrychium biternatum
TENN-V-0002121 Warren Tennessee 02 Oct 1943 Jesse M. Shaver
4367
TENN
Botrychium biternatum
TENN-V-0002044 Hardeman Tennessee 21 Apr 1946 Jesse M. Shaver
9169
TENN
Botrychium biternatum
TENN-V-0002038 Gibson Tennessee 13 Sep 1952 Jesse M. Shaver
10901
TENN
Botrychium biternatum
TENN-V-0002035 Dickson Tennessee 30 Sep 1945 Jesse M. Shaver
8237
TENN
Botrychium biternatum
TENN-V-0002017 Sumner Tennessee 03 Nov 1946 Jesse M. Shaver
9820 B
TENN
Botrychium biternatum
TENN-V-0002131 White Tennessee 05 Sep 1937 Jesse M. Shaver
2180
TENN
Botrychium biternatum
TENN-V-0002114 Sumner Tennessee 07 Oct 1949 RES, FWW, EHC
14268
TENN
Botrychium biternatum
TENN-V-0002122 Warren Tennessee 04 May 1947 Jesse M. Shaver
9728
TENN
Botrychium biternatum
TENN-V-0002029 Crockett Tennessee 17 Sep 1947 Jesse M Shaver
9996
TENN
Botrychium biternatum
TENN-V-0002039 Giles Tennessee 23 Aug 2003 Dwayne Estes
5436
TENN
Botrychium biternatum
TENN-V-0002129 White Tennessee 05 Sep 1937 Jesse M. Shaver
2182
TENN
Botrychium biternatum
TENN-V-0002104 Roane Tennessee 26 Aug 1974 S.F. Hale, F.E. Williams
48617
TENN
Botrychium biternatum
TENN-V-0002100 Polk Tennessee 30 Mar 1956 A. J. Sharp
20406
TENN
Botrychium biternatum
TENN-V-0002091 Obion Tennessee 23 Aug 1971 A.M. Evans, Gene Wofford
TENN
Botrychium biternatum
TENN-V-0002034 Decatur Tennessee 13 Oct 1949 EHC, FWW, RES
14827
TENN
Botrychium biternatum
TENN-V-0002110 Shelby Tennessee 16 Sep 1952 Jesse M. Shaver
10888
TENN
Botrychium biternatum
TENN-V-0002028 Crockett Tennessee 17 Sep 1947 Jesse M. Shaver
9998
TENN
Botrychium biternatum
TENN-V-0002130 White Tennessee 21 Sep 1979 Thomas S. Patrick
2629
TENN
Botrychium biternatum
TENN-V-0002097 Morgan Tennessee 07 Oct 1966 A.M. Evans
2259
TENN
Botrychium biternatum
TENN-V-0002036 Fayette Tennessee 19 Oct 1972 H. R. DoSeln, Mr. Pope
TENN
Botrychium biternatum
TENN-V-0171086 Gibson Tennessee
TENN
Botrychium biternatum
TENN-V-0002027 Chester Tennessee 17 Sep 1952 Jesse M. Shaver
10882
TENN
Botrychium biternatum
TENN-V-0002112 Johnson Tennessee 08 Sep 1946 Jesse M. Shaver
9747
TENN
Botrychium biternatum
TENN-V-0002025 Blount Tennessee 07 Aug 1971 Jerry C. Odenwelder and C.A. Boyll
71-181
TENN
Botrychium biternatum
TENN-V-0002092 Montgomery Tennessee 29 Sep 1979 Edward W. Chester
4312
TENN
Botrychium biternatum
TENN-V-0002043 Hamilton Tennessee 05 Sep 1952 Jesse M. Shaver
10928
TENN
Botrychium biternatum
TENN-V-0002107 Sequatchie Tennessee 05 Sep 1945 Jessee M. Shaver
8248
TENN
Botrychium biternatum
TENN-V-0002103 Roane Tennessee 21 Aug 1981 Thomas S. Patrick
3581
TENN
Botrychium biternatum
TENN-V-0002098 Overton Tennessee 01 Sep 1943 Jamison and Shaver
4102
TENN
Botrychium biternatum
TENN-V-0002109 Shelby Tennessee 16 Sep 1952 Jesse M. Shaver
10888
TENN
Botrychium biternatum
TENN-V-0002046 Henderson Tennessee 16 Sep 1952 Jesse M. Shaver
10887
TENN
Botrychium biternatum
TENN-V-0002094 Montgomery Tennessee 22 Sep 1949 Jesse M. Shaver
10549
TENN
Botrychium biternatum
TENN-V-0002117 Unicoi Tennessee 24 Aug 1941 Jesse M. Shaver
7896B
TENN
Botrychium biternatum
TENN-V-0002041 Giles Tennessee 19 Jul 2003 Dwayne Estes
5030
TENN
Botrychium biternatum
TENN-V-0002108 Sequatchie Tennessee 26 Dec 2006 John Evans
49
TENN
Botrychium biternatum
TENN-V-0002090 Montgomery Tennessee 18 Nov 1945 Jesse M. Shaver
8148
TENN
Botrychium biternatum
TENN-V-0002113 Sumner Tennessee 03 Nov 1946 Jesse M. Shaver
9820
TENN
Botrychium biternatum
TENN-V-0002089 Overton Tennessee 13 Sep 1994 V. McNeilus
94-990
TENN
Botrychium biternatum
TENN-V-0002030 Crockett Tennessee 17 Sep 1947 Jesse M. Shaver
9998B
TENN
Botrychium biternatum
TENN-V-0002125 Washington Tennessee 08 Sep 1946 Jesse M. Shaver
9777
TENN
Botrychium biternatum
TENN-V-0002031 Cumberland Tennessee 14 Nov 1978 A M Evans, B E Wofford
TENN
Botrychium biternatum
TENN-V-0002045 Hardeman Tennessee 14 Sep 1949 R.E. Shanks, E.H. Cooley, & F.W. Woods
9241
TENN
Botrychium biternatum
TENN-V-0002049 Knox Tennessee 26 Nov 1978 Mrs. Curtis Shelton
TENN
Botrychium biternatum
TENN-V-0002040 Giles Tennessee 23 Aug 2003 Dwayne Estes
5389
TENN
Botrychium biternatum
TENN-V-0002105 Roane Tennessee 08 Sep 1948 Jesse M. Shaver
10392B
TENN
Botrychium biternatum
TENN-V-0002096 Morgan Tennessee 05 Oct 1967 A. M. Evans
3404
TENN
Botrychium biternatum
TENN-V-0002120 Union Tennessee 04 Sep 1952 Jesse M. Shaver
10934
TENN
Botrychium biternatum
TENN-V-0002124 Washington Tennessee 05 Sep 1952 Jesse M. Shaver
10925
TENN
Botrychium biternatum
TENN-V-0002116 Unicoi Tennessee 24 Aug 1941 Jesse M. Shaver
7896A
TENN
Botrychium biternatum
TENN-V-0002095 Montgomery Tennessee 27 Feb 1944 R. E. Shanks
2678
TENN
Botrychium biternatum
TENN-V-0002102 Roane Tennessee 08 Sep 1948 Jesse M. Shaver
10392C
TENN
Botrychium biternatum
TENN-V-0002115 Unicoi Tennessee 24 Aug 1941 Jesse M. Shaver
7896C
TENN
Botrychium biternatum
TENN-V-0002101 Rhea Tennessee 13 Sep 1937 Jesse M. Shaver
2177
TENN
Botrychium biternatum
TENN-V-0002032 Cumberland Tennessee 16 Aug 1951 FHN, AJS
16205
TENN
Botrychium biternatum
TENN-V-0002123 Washington Tennessee 30 Jul 1950 RES & AJS
7467
TENN
Botrychium biternatum
UCHT006085 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Sceptridium biternatum
UCHT000278 Hamilton Tennessee 30 Aug 2002 T. Govus, R. Evans
3961
UCHT
Sceptridium biternatum
UCHT000280 Marion Tennessee 01 Oct 1981 C. Arellano
12
UCHT
Sceptridium biternatum
TENN-V-0002056 Monroe Tennessee 23 Jul 1977 Jeffry L. Malter
53598
TENN
Botrychium biternatum
TENN-V-0002047 Hickman Tennessee 00 August 2003 Dwayne Estes
5248
TENN
Botrychium biternatum
UCHT000275 Hamilton Tennessee 01 Oct 1981 Mark Weehard
12
UCHT
Sceptridium biternatum
UCHT000268 Hamilton Tennessee 14 Sep 1982 McKee, Hoosier
s.n
UCHT
Sceptridium biternatum
UCHT000273 Tennessee 01 Oct 1981 Greg Carlson
UCHT
Sceptridium biternatum
UCHT000271 Marion Tennessee 07 Aug 1998 John Beck
2707
UCHT
Sceptridium biternatum
UCHT000269 Bradley Tennessee 20 Sep 1985 D. Houck
2297
UCHT
Sceptridium biternatum
UCHT000264 Hamilton Tennessee 00 June 1971 Frank Bowers
UCHT
Sceptridium biternatum
UCHT000267 Tennessee 07 Sep 1982 K. Thompson, B. Coston
UCHT
Sceptridium biternatum
UCHT000258 Marion Tennessee 16 Oct 2002 erin king
387
UCHT
Sceptridium biternatum
UCHT000259 Hamilton Tennessee 01 Oct 1981 Angela May
S.N.
UCHT
Sceptridium biternatum
UCHT000276 Hamilton Tennessee 13 Nov 1985 Herman Rada
UCHT
Sceptridium biternatum
UCHT000262 Marion Tennessee 22 Mar 1998 John Beck
1355
UCHT
Sceptridium biternatum
TENN-V-0244884 Hamilton Tennessee 20 Oct 2019 A. Workinger
s.n.
TENN
Sceptridium biternatum
UCHT000261 Hamilton Tennessee 16 Oct 1985 B. Barrow
UCHT
Sceptridium biternatum
UCHT000265 Tennessee 14 Sep 1982 D. Dubase, B. Cheever
UCHT
Sceptridium biternatum
UCHT000274 Hamilton Tennessee 08 Sep 1991 Gary H. Marton
8987
UCHT
Sceptridium biternatum
UCHT000281 Marion Tennessee 1983-Not shown-Not shown Edwin Bridges and Paul Somers
950
UCHT
Sceptridium biternatum
UCHT000272 Hamilton Tennessee 03 Sep 1981 Myron Donesky
UCHT
Sceptridium biternatum
UCHT000260 Bradley Tennessee 03 Jun 1989 D. Houck
2665
UCHT
Sceptridium biternatum
HTTU028583 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Sceptridium biternatum
HTTU000325 Jackson Tennessee
HTTU
Botrychium biternatum
TENN-V-0244976 Knox Tennessee 19 Nov 2019 Jessica M. Budke
301
TENN
Sceptridium biternatum
UOS08641 Franklin Tennessee 26 Sep 2004 Mary P. Priestley
UOS
Sceptridium biternatum
UOS08645 Franklin Tennessee 02 Oct 1997 Mary P. Priestley
UOS
Sceptridium biternatum
UOS08642 Franklin Tennessee 01 Jun 1952 Jean A. Yeatman
UOS
Sceptridium biternatum
BRIT188222 Wayne Tennessee 10 Oct 1978 R. Kral
62863
VDB
Botrychium biternatum
BRIT188218 Monroe Tennessee 08 Sep 1952 Jesse M. Shaver
10907
VDB
Botrychium dissectum
BRIT188216 Marion Tennessee 22 Oct 1966 D.P. Whittier
101472
VDB
Botrychium biternatum
BRIT188210 Hancock Tennessee 05 Sep 1952 Jesse M. Shaver
10928
VDB
Botrychium biternatum
BRIT188205 Davidson Tennessee 28 Sep 1970 R. Kral
41303
VDB
Botrychium biternatum
BRIT188212 Humphreys Tennessee 25 Sep 1991 R. Kral
79846
VDB
Botrychium biternatum
BRIT188204 Cumberland Tennessee 31 Aug 1989 V.E. McNeilus
89-881
VDB
Botrychium biternatum
BRIT188214 Macon Tennessee 23 Sep 1981 R. Kral
67898
VDB
Botrychium biternatum
SWMT00060 Tennessee 14 May 1937 Boyles
SWMT
Botrychium tenuifolium
UOS08644 Franklin Tennessee 12 Nov 1952 E. and D.A. Berkeley
UOS
Sceptridium biternatum
BRIT188213 Lewis Tennessee 10 Aug 1945 C. King
390
VDB
Botrychium biternatum
BRIT188202 Campbell Tennessee 04 Sep 1952 Jesse M. Shaver
10931
VDB
Botrychium biternatum
BRIT188211 Hardeman Tennessee 01 Jun 1952 Jesse M. Shaver
10955
VDB
Botrychium dissectum
BRIT188220 Sevier Tennessee 05 Sep 1935 Jesse M. Shaver
2203
VDB
Botrychium biternatum
BRIT188215 Marion Tennessee 30 Aug 1936 Jesse M. Shaver
2192
VDB
Botrychium biternatum
BRIT188219 Perry Tennessee 24 Apr 1972 R. Kral
45673
VDB
Botrychium biternatum
BRIT188217 Maury Tennessee 12 May 1946 Jesse M. Shaver
9213
VDB
Botrychium biternatum
BRIT188206 Davidson Tennessee 05 Oct 1952 E. Quarterman
4364
VDB
Botrychium biternatum
BRIT188203 Cheatham Tennessee 15 Oct 1979 R. Kral
64696
VDB
Botrychium biternatum
BRIT188209 Hamilton Tennessee 24 Aug 1994 R. Brown
3
VDB
Botrychium biternatum
SWMT05481 Shelby Tennessee 12 Oct 2002 Michael Burke
909
SWMT
Botrychium biternatum
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Sceptridium biternatum - Joey Shaw
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Sceptridium biternatum - Milo Pyne
Sceptridium biternatum - Sunny Fleming
Sceptridium biternatum - Sunny Fleming
Sceptridium biternatum - Tara Littlefield
Sceptridium biternatum - Tara Littlefield
Sceptridium biternatum - Tara Littlefield
Sceptridium biternatum - Tara Littlefield
Sceptridium biternatum - Joey Shaw
Sceptridium biternatum - Joey Shaw
Sceptridium biternatum - Joey Shaw
Sceptridium biternatum - Joey Shaw