Botrychium biternatum (Sav.) Underwood

Botrychium biternatum (Sav.) Underwood #1
Common Name(s):  sparse-lobed grapefern,
Southern grapefern
Family Name(s):  Ophioglossaceae

Type:  Terrestrial 
Sterile Frond Division:  2-3 pinnate 
Sterile Frond Shape:  Triangular 
Fertile Frond Shape:  Stalked Structure Bearing Spores 
Sori:  Beadlike 
Growth:  Solitary 

Special Features: Usually less dissected than Botrychium dissectum, and the pinnae are trowel-shaped. 
Habitat: Moist woods, swamps. 

Distribution Map
sparse-lobed grapefern,<BR>Southern grapefern sparse-lobed grapefern,<BR>Southern grapefern  
Home  |  Identify Specimen  |  Species List  |  Glossary  |  References  |  Contact  |  Site Map

© 2010 Heather Sullivan and Alan Holditch. All rights reserved.