Botrychium oneidense (Gilbert) House

blunt-lobed grapefern

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New England Distribution

Adapted from BONAP data

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North America Distribution

Adapted from BONAP data

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Facts About

Blunt-lobed grapefern is an inhabitant of moist and wet forests and swamps. It occurs in all New England states, but is rare throughout. Young, infertile individuals of this and co-occurring grapefern (Botrychium) species may be difficult to tell apart.

Habitat

Forests, swamps, wetland margins (edges of wetlands)

Characteristics

Habitat
  • terrestrial
  • wetlands
New England state
  • Connecticut
  • Maine
  • Massachusetts
  • New Hampshire
  • Rhode Island
  • Vermont
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  • Leaves
    Features of leaves
    there are no special features on the leaves
  • Place
    Habitat
    • terrestrial
    • wetlands
    New England state
    • Connecticut
    • Maine
    • Massachusetts
    • New Hampshire
    • Rhode Island
    • Vermont
    Specific habitat
    • edges of wetlands
    • forests
    • swamps

Wetland Status

Not classified

New England Distribution and Conservation Status

Distribution

Connecticut
present
Maine
present
Massachusetts
present
New Hampshire
present
Rhode Island
present
Vermont
present

Conservation Status

Exact status definitions can vary from state to state. For details, please check with your state.

Connecticut
unrankable (S-rank: SU)
Maine
unrankable (S-rank: SU), special concern (code: SC)
Massachusetts
extremely rare to rare (S-rank: S1S2), #NAME? (code: #NAME?)
Rhode Island
historical (S-rank: SH), state historical (code: SH)
Vermont
extremely rare (S-rank: S1)

Native to North America?

Yes

Synonyms

  • Botrychium dissectum Spreng. var. oneidense (Gilbert) Clute
  • Botrychium multifidum (Gmel.) Rupr. var. oneidense (Gilbert) Farw.
  • Sceptridium oneidense (Gilbert) Holub

Genus

Botrychium

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Information from Dichotomous Key of Flora Novae Angliae

9.  Botrychium oneidense (Gilbert) House NC

blunt-lobed grapefern. Botrychium dissectum Spreng. var. oneidense (Gilbert) Clute; 
 B. multifidum (Gmel.) Rupr. var. oneidense (Gilbert) Farw.; Sceptridium oneidense (Gilbert) Holub • CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, VT. Mesic to hydric soils of forests and swamps.