CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record botrychium_lineare - Sat, Dec. 4, 2021, 17:24 ET b
Botrychium lineare
common nameslender moonwort
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life formperennial herb
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 1B.1
LIST 1B: Rare, threatened, or endangered in California and elsewhere.
     0.1: Seriously endangered in California
state rank
S1      ranking system key
global rank
G3     G3: 21-80 occurrences or 3,000-10,000 individuals OR 10,000-50,000 acres
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
MAPS - Use v8 link below.

Topographic quads (4):
Templeton Mountain (329C) 3611832, Mount Henry (395A) 3711827, Kaiser Peak (416C) 3711932, Dunderberg Peak (471D) 3811913
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Fresno (FRE), Mono (MNO), Tulare (TUL), Tuolumne (TUO), Alaska (AK), Colorado (CO), Idaho (ID)*, Minnesota (MN), Montana (MT), Nevada (NV)?, Oregon (OR), South Dakota (SD), 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•Meadows and seeps (Medws)
•Subalpine coniferous forest (SCFrs)
•Upper montane coniferous forest (UCFrs)(often disturbed areas)
blooming period unk  
elevation range2560 - 2600 meters
Threatened by fire suppression, grazing, mining, non-native plants, urbanization, logging, habitat disturbance, and foot traffic. Not in TJM 1993. Endangered in OR, and state-listed as Sensitive in WA. See American Fern Journal 84(1):5 (1994) for original description.
full nameBotrychium lineare W.H. Wagner
Version 8    INVENTORY VERSION 8 interface for this taxon, including GIS and more links

Additional information:
standard acronym   Element Code  PPOPH01120
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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 Sat, Dec. 4, 2021 from

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