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Botrychium multifidum (S.G. Gmel.) Trevis.
Leathery grapefern



General Information
Symbol: BOMU
Group: Fern
Family: Ophioglossaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Forb/herb
Native Status: CAN   N
GL   N
SPM   N
L48   N
AK   N
Data Source and Documentation
Alaska"Arizona"California"Colorado"Connecticut"Idaho"Illinois"Indiana"Maine"Massachusetts"Minnesota"NewNewNewNewOhio"Oregon"Pennsylvania"SouthUtah"Vermont"Virginia"Washington"Wisconsin"Wyoming"
Distribution Map
green distribution legend Present blank legend Absent/Unreported

See U.S. county distributions (when available) by clicking on the map or the linked states below:

USA (AK, AZ, CA, CO, CT, IA, ID, IL, IN, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MT, NC, ND, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OR, PA, RI, SD, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI, WV, WY), CAN (AB, BC, LB, MB, NB, NF, NS, NT, ON, PE, QC, SK, YT), DEN (GL), FRA (SPM)

Synonyms

Symbol Scientific Name
SCSI7 Sceptridium silaifolium (C. Presl) Lyon
BOSI3 Botrychium silaifolium C. Presl
BOMUS Botrychium multifidum (S.G. Gmel.) Trevis. ssp. silaifolium (C. Presl) R.T. Clausen
BOSIC2 Botrychium silaifolium C. Presl var. coulteri (Underw.) Jeps.
BOMUS2 Botrychium multifidum (S.G. Gmel.) Trevis. var. silaifolium (C. Presl) Broun
BOMUI Botrychium multifidum (S.G. Gmel.) Trevis. var. intermedium (D.C. Eaton) Farw.
SCMU11 Sceptridium multifidum (S.G. Gmel.) M. Nishida ex Tagawa
BOCO3 Botrychium coulteri Underw.
BOMUC6 Botrychium multifidum (S.G. Gmel.) Trevis. ssp. californicum (Underw.) R.T. Clausen
BOMUC3 Botrychium multifidum (S.G. Gmel.) Trevis. var. coulteri (Underw.) Broun
BOMUC5 Botrychium multifidum (S.G. Gmel.) Trevis. ssp. coulteri (Underw.) R.T. Clausen
BOMUC4 Botrychium multifidum (S.G. Gmel.) Trevis. var. californicum (Underw.) Broun
BOMA6 Botrychium matricariae (Schrank) Spreng.
BOCA6 Botrychium californicum Underw.

Classification

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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Division Pteridophyta – Ferns
Class Filicopsida
Order Ophioglossales
Family Ophioglossaceae – Adder's-tongue family
Genus Botrychium Sw. – grapefern
Species Botrychium multifidum (S.G. Gmel.) Trevis. – leathery grapefern

Subordinate Taxa

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Legal Status

Threatened and Endangered Information:
This plant is listed by the U.S. federal government or a state. Common names are from state and federal lists. Click on a place name to get a complete protected plant list for that location.
Illinois
northern grape fern
Endangered
Indiana
Botrychium multifidum var. intermedium
leathery grape-fern
Extirpated
Iowa
leathery grapefern
Threatened
Maryland
leathery grape-fern
Endangered, Extirpated
New Jersey
leathery grape fern
Endangered
New York
leathery grape fern
Exploitably Vulnerable
Ohio
leathery grape-fern
Threatened

Wetland Status

Interpreting Wetland Status

Synonyms

SCMU11  Sceptridium multifidum (S.G. Gmel.) M. Nishida ex Tagawa

Top Level Regions
Alaska FAC
Arid West FAC
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain FAC
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont FACU
Great Plains FAC
Midwest FACU
Northcentral & Northeast FACU
Western Mountains, Valleys, and Coast FAC

Wildlife

Food

Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds

Cover

Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds

Description of Values

Value Class Food Cover