Checklist » Ophioglossaceae » Botrychium neolunaria
Last updated 12/9/2018 by Ben Legler.
Botrychium neolunaria Stensvold & Farrar[HC2]
common moonwort

Publication: Brittonia 69(2): 168.

Origin: Native

selected vouchers: WTU

Notes: Recently published (2017) as a North American segregate of the Eurasian Botrychium lunaria. The Botrychium lunaria species complex has in recent years been split up into a number of named species, represented in Washington by Botrychium crenulatum and Botrychium neolunaria. Botrychium neolunaria is a diploid taxon and one of the parents of the allotetraploid Botrychium minganense, with which it is often confused in our area.

References: (none)

Synonyms & Misapplied Names:
Botrychium lunaria (L.) Sw., misapplied[FNA2, HC]
Botrychium lunaria (L.) Sw. var. onondagense (Underw.) House[HC]
Botrychium onondagense Underw.