CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record botrychium_crenulatum - Sun, Nov. 28, 2021 00:42 ET c
Botrychium crenulatum
common namescalloped moonwort
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life form rhizomatous herb
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 2B.2
LIST 2B: Rare, threatened, or endangered in California, but more common elsewhere.
     0.2: Fairly endangered in California
state rank
S3      ranking system key
global rank
G4     G4: apparently secure, but some concern
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
MAPS - Use v8 link below.

Topographic quads (80):
Onyx Peak (104B) 3411626, Moonridge (105A) 3411627, Big Bear Lake (105B) 3411628, Forest Falls (105C) 3411618, Mount San Antonio (134C) 3411736, Telegraph Peak (134D) 3411735, Crystal Lake (135D) 3411737, Monache Mountain (306B) 3611822, Crag Peak (306C) 3611812, Casa Vieja Meadows (307A) 3611823, Templeton Mountain (329C) 3611832, Manzanar (351B) 3611862, Coyote Flat (393B) 3711824, Dogtooth Peak (396A) 3711921, Crooked Creek (412A) 3711841, Blanco Mountain (412B) 3711842, Mount Morgan (414B) 3711846, Kaiser Peak (416C) 3711932, Mount Barcroft (431C) 3711852, Station Peak (431D) 3711851, Convict Lake (434D) 3711857, Mount Dana (453B) 3711982, Tioga Pass (454A) 3711983, Cherry Lake North (473C) 3811918, Hull Creek (474D) 3812011, Sweetwater Creek (487B) 3811942, Mount Patterson (488A) 3811943, Dardanelles Cone (490A) 3811947, Calaveras Dome (491B) 3812042, Boards Crossing (491C) 3812032, Tragedy Spring (507B) 3812062, Bear River Reservoir (507C) 3812052, Leek Spring Hill (508A) 3812063, Caldor (508C) 3812054, South Lake Tahoe (522B) 3811988, Loon Lake (524A) 3812083, Kyburz (524D) 3812073, Tahoe City (538B) 3912022, Homewood (538C) 3912012, Hobart Mills (554B) 3912042, Independence Lake (555A) 3912043, Norden (555D) 3912033, Cisco Grove (556D) 3912035, St. John Mountain (564B) 3912246, Fouts Springs (564C) 3912236, Potato Hill (565D) 3912237, Sattley (571C) 3912054, Mount Fillmore (573A) 3912067, Blairsden (588D) 3912075, Kimshew Point (591B) 3912184, Soapstone Hill (591D) 3912173, Humbug Valley (607A) 4012123, Humboldt Peak (607B) 4012124, Jonesville (607C) 4012114, Butte Meadows (608D) 4012115, Susanville (622B) 4012046, Roop Mountain (623A) 4012047, Pegleg Mountain (623B) 4012048, Westwood East (623C) 4012038, Red Cinder (624B) 4012142, Westwood West (624D) 4012131, Lassen Peak (626A) 4012145, Grays Peak (626B) 4012146, Mineral (626D) 4012135, Gallatin Peak (640C) 4012056, Jacks Backbone (644B) 4012166, Viola (644C) 4012156, Miller Mountain (645A) 4012167, Hatchet Mountain Pass (663D) 4012177, Skunk Ridge (680D) 4112117, Seven Lakes Basin (682B) 4112224, Chicken Hawk Hill (682C) 4112214, Mumbo Basin (683A) 4112225, Warren Peak (690B) 4112042, Eagle Peak (690C) 4112032, Shields Creek (691A) 4112043, Soup Creek (691D) 4112033, Davis Creek (708A) 4112063, Mount Bidwell (724B) 4112082, Willow Ranch (725A) 4112083
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Alpine (ALP), Amador (AMA), Butte (BUT), Calaveras (CAL), Colusa (COL), El Dorado (ELD), Fresno (FRE), Inyo (INY), Lake (LAK), Lassen (LAS), Los Angeles (LAX), Mono (MNO), Modoc (MOD), Nevada (NEV), Placer (PLA), Plumas (PLU), San Bernardino (SBD), Shasta (SHA), Sierra (SIE), Siskiyou (SIS), Tehama (TEH), Trinity (TRI), Tulare (TUL), Tuolumne (TUO), Arizona (AZ), Idaho (ID), Montana (MT), Nevada (NV), Oregon (OR), Utah (UT), Washington (WA), Wyoming (WY)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Bogs and fens (BgFns)
•Lower montane coniferous forest (LCFrs)
•Meadows and seeps (Medws)
•Marshes and swamps (MshSw)(freshwater)
•Upper montane coniferous forest (UCFrs)
blooming period Jun-Sep  
elevation range1268 - 3280 meters
Scattered but not common anywhere in CA. On watch list in NV, candidate for state listing in OR, and state-listed as Sensitive in WA. Threatened by foot traffic, grazing, trampling, recreational activities, fuel reduction projects, road deconstruction, and vehicles. Possibly threatened by logging and hydrological alterations. See American Fern Journal 71(1):21 (1981) for original description, and Madroņo 36(2):131-136 (1989) for distributional information.
full nameBotrychium crenulatum W. Wagner
Version 8    INVENTORY VERSION 8 interface for this taxon, including GIS and more links

Additional information:
standard acronym  BOCR Element Code  PPOPH010L0
CalFlora species this taxon    CalFlora genus related taxa
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Suggested citation: California Native Plant Society (CNPS). 2018. Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants (online edition, v7-18mar). California Native Plant Society. Sacramento, CA. Accessed on Sun, Nov. 28, 2021 from

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