Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4002

Fern/Fern ally
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Rare

Look for it in old fields, pastures, young forests, granitic flatrocks, juniper-oak-blue ash woodlands over limestone, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Sub-evergreen
Leaf consists of a bipinnate to tripinnate sterile blade & a fertile panicle

FRUIT:
Winter/Spring

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Sceptridium lunarioides   FAMILY Ophioglossaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Botrychium lunarioides   FAMILY Ophioglossaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 006-01-006:
Botrychium lunarioides   FAMILY Ophioglossaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Andre Michaux
Botrypus lunarioides

SYNONYMOUS WITH Holubiella lunarioides

 

COMMON NAME:
Winter Grapefern