Botrypus virginianus
rattlesnake fern, common grapefern, Virginia grapefern
WTU specimens
Other herbaria

Distribution: Throughout the United States and Canada; chiefly in southern British Columbia and northern Idaho in the Pacific Northwest

Habitat: Moist woods and thickets, seldom in meadows, valleys to mid-elevations in the mountains

Origin: Native

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Botrypus virginianus (L.) Michx.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Botrychium virginianum (L.) Sw. [FNA2, HC]
Osmunda virginiana L.
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Botrypus virginianus in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Botrypus virginianus checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Botrypus virginianus atlas page.

CalPhotos: Botrypus virginianus photos.

USDA Plants: Botrypus virginianus information.

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