Botrychium matricariifolium

ClassificationPteridophytes
FamilyOphioglossaceae
Family (Traditional)Ophioglossaceae
GenusBotrychium
Species:Botrychium matricariifolium (A. Braun ex Duwell) A. Braun ex W. D. J. Koch
Common NameDaisy Leaf Grape Fern; Matricary Grapefern
Growth Habitfern
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: fern; Moisture Requirements: Sub-xeric; Moisture Requirements: Dry-mesic; Moisture Requirements: Mesic; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: June; Reproductive Phenology: July; Reproductive Phenology: August; Leaf Arrangement: basal; Leaf Complexity: simple; Leaf Dissection: 0; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaf Petiole Type: petiolate; Leaf Rank: N/A; Leaf Type: fern-like; Leaf Venation: pinnate; Leaflet Margins: crenate; Leaflet Margins: entire; Leaflet Margins: lobed; Leaflet Number: 0; Anther Type: N/A; Carpel Number/Pistil: N/A; Fruit Complexity: N/A; Fruit Type: N/A; Fruit Wet/Dry: N/A; Hypanthium Present: No; Inflorescence Position: N/A; Inflorescence Types: N/A; Ovary Position: N/A; Overall Flower Symmetry: N/A; Ovules per Carpel: N/A; Perianth Present: No; Petal Fusion: N/A; Petal Number: N/A; Pistil Complexity: N/A; Pistil Number: N/A; Placentation Type: N/A; Sepal Fusion: N/A; Sepal Number: N/A; Sexuality: N/A; Sporangium Arrangement: underground sporangia; Stamen Number: N/A; Tepal Number: N/A
C value 6
StatusNative; AGCP (UPL), EMP (FACU) (NWPL); TN[S1] KY[S1] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
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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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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 neglectum f. gracile Botrychium neglectum f. gracile House

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: Letcher (KY), Sullivan (TN), Unicoi (TN), Washington (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, TENN

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1970 - 2015

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
TENN-V-0002254 Washington Tennessee 15 May 1970 Ron Pearman
TENN
Botrychium matricariifolium
TENN-V-0002253 Unicoi Tennessee 12 May 2015 James T. Donaldson
7110
TENN
Botrychium matricariifolium
TENN-V-0002252 Sullivan Tennessee 31 May 1999 James T. Donaldson
4245
TENN
Botrychium matricariifolium
APSC0104999 Letcher Kentucky
APSC
Botrychium matricariifolium
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Plant Photos

Botrychium matricariifolium - Joey Shaw
Botrychium matricariifolium - Joey Shaw
Botrychium matricariifolium - Joey Shaw
Botrychium matricariifolium - Joey Shaw