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Botrychium boreale  Milde
Taxonomic Serial No.: 17176

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Botrychium boreale ssp. boreale Milde
  Common Name(s): northern grape-fern [English]
    boreal moonwort [English]
    northern moonwort [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 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  
                                  SpeciesBotrychium boreale Milde – northern grape-fern, boreal moonwort, northern moonwort  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Botrychium boreale   
  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 boreale   
  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 boreale   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wagner, Warren Herb, Jr., and Jason R. Grant  
  Publication Date: 2002   
  Article/Chapter Title: Botrychium alaskense, a new moonwort from the interior of Alaska   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Fern Journal, vol. 92, no. 2   
  Page(s): 164-170   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0002-8444   
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: Botrychium boreale   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Europe & Northern Asia (excluding China)  



  Comment: Wagner & Grant (2002: 164) note that Botrychium boreale Milde has been 'recorded in North America, although the identity of the B. boreale-like plants in North America is in question, and likely represent either B. pinnatum H. St. John or B. alaskense W.H. Wagner & J.R. Grant'  



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