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Botrychium  Sw.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 17170

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Sceptridium Lyon
  Common Name(s): grape-fern [English]
    moonwort [English]
    grapefern [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2011   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                   ClassPolypodiopsida  – leptosporangiate ferns  
                            FamilyOphioglossaceae  – adder's-tongue  
                               GenusBotrychium Sw. – grape-fern, moonwort, grapefern  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Botrychium acuminatum W.H. Wagner – pointed moonwort, tailed grapefern 
                                  Species Botrychium alaskense W.H. Wagner & J.R. Grant  
                                  Species Botrychium ascendens W.H. Wagner – trianglelobe moonwort, upswept moonwort 
                                  Species Botrychium biternatum (Savigny) Underw. – southern grapefern, sparse-lobed grapefern, sparselobe grapefern 
                                  Species Botrychium boreale Milde – northern grape-fern, boreal moonwort, northern moonwort 
                                  Species Botrychium campestre W.H. Wagner & Farrar – botryche champêtre, prairie moonwort, Iowa moonwort, prairie dunewort, botryche des champs 
                                  Species Botrychium crenulatum W.H. Wagner – dainty moonwort, scalloped moonwort, crenulate moonwort 
                                  Species Botrychium dissectum Spreng. – cut-leaf grape-fern, cutleaf grapefern, dissected grapefern, botryche découpé 
                                  Species Botrychium echo W.H. Wagner – reflected grape-fern, reflected grapefern, echo moonwort 
                                  Species Botrychium gallicomontanum Farrar & Johnson-Groh – Frenchman's Bluff grapefern, prairie moonwort, Frenchman's Bluff moonwort 
                                  Species Botrychium hesperium (Maxon & R.T. Clausen) W.H. Wagner & Lellinger – western moonwort 
                                  Species Botrychium jenmanii Underw. – Dixie grapefern, Alabama grapefern 
                                  Species Botrychium lanceolatum (S.G. Gmel.) Ångstr. – lance-leaf moonwort, lanceleaf grapefern, triangle moonwort, botryche élancé 
                                  Species Botrychium lineare W.H. Wagner – narrowleaf grapefern, slender moonwort 
                                  Species Botrychium lunaria (L.) Sw. – moonwort grapefern, botryche lunaire, common moonwort 
                                  Species Botrychium lunarioides (Michx.) Sw. – winter grapefern, prostrate grapefern 
                                  Species Botrychium matricariifolium (A. Braun ex Dowell) A. Braun ex W.D.J. Koch – matricary grapefern, daisy-leaf moonwort, botryche à feuille de matricaire 
                                  Species Botrychium minganense Vict. – Mingan Island grapefern, Mingan moonwort, botryche de Mingan 
                                  Species Botrychium montanum W.H. Wagner – mountain moonwort, western goblin 
                                  Species Botrychium mormo W.H. Wagner – little goblin, little goblin moonwort 
                                  Species Botrychium multifidum (S.G. Gmel.) Rupr. – leathery grape-fern, broadleaf grapefern, botryche à feuille couchée, leather grapefern, leathery grapefern 
                                  Species Botrychium oneidense (Gilbert) House – blunt-lobe grape-fern, botryche d'Oneida, blunt-lobed grapefern, botryche du lac Onéida, bluntlobe grapefern 
                                  Species Botrychium pallidum W.H. Wagner – pale botrychium, pale moonwort, botryche pâle 
                                  Species Botrychium paradoxum W.H. Wagner – paradox moonwort, peculiar moonwort 
                                  Species Botrychium pedunculosum W.H. Wagner – stalked moonwort 
                                  Species Botrychium pinnatum H. St. John – northwestern moonwort, northern moonwort, northern grapefern 
                                  Species Botrychium pseudopinnatum W.H. Wagner – false northern moonwort, false daisyleaf moonwort 
                                  Species Botrychium pumicola Coville ex Underw. – Crater Lake grapefern, pumice moonwort, Crater Lake grape fern 
                                  Species Botrychium robustum Rupr. – leathery grapefern 
                                  Species Botrychium rugulosum W.H. Wagner – rugulose grape-fern, botryche à limbe rugueux, ternate grapefern, botryche du St. Laurent, St. Lawrence grapefern 
                                  Species Botrychium simplex E. Hitchc. – least moonwort, little grapefern, botryche simple 
                                  Species Botrychium spathulatum W.H. Wagner – spoon-leaf moonwort, botryche à segments spatulés, botryche spatulé, spatulate moonwort, spathulate botrychium 
                                  Species Botrychium subbifoliatum Brack. – makou, island grapefern 
                                  Species Botrychium tunux Stensvold & Farrar  
                                  Species Botrychium virginianum (L.) Sw. – rattlesnake fern, common grapefern, botryche de Virginie 
                                  Species Botrychium X watertonense W.H. Wagner – Waterton grapefern 
                                  Species Botrychium yaaxudakeit Stensvold & Farrar  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Botrychium   
  Source: Ophioglossaceae of North America Update, database (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Botrychium   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Botrychium   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Botrychium   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Christenhusz, Maarten J. M., Xian-Chun Zhang, and Harald Schneider  
  Publication Date: 2011   
  Article/Chapter Title: A linear sequence of extant families and genera of lycophytes and ferns   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Phytotaxa, vol. 19   
  Page(s): 7-54   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1179-3155   
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: Botrychium   

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