Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2452

Fern/Fern ally
Perennial

Native to North Carolina
Documented growing wild in - NC -

Rare in NC

Look for it in dry to moist forests (often successional), old fields, grassy balds, , per Weakley's Flora

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...Moist ...Dry

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Leaf consists of a pinnate to pinnate-pinnatifid sterile blade & fertile panicle

FRUIT:
Summer

 

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Monilophytes (ferns): Ophioglossoid Ferns (eusporangiate ferns): Ophioglossales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Botrychium matricariifolium   FAMILY Ophioglossaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Botrychium matricariifolium   FAMILY Ophioglossaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) Gray's Manual of Botany (Fernald, 1950)
Botrychium matricariaefolium

 

COMMON NAME:
Daisyleaf Moonwort