CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record botrychium_montanum - Mon, Nov. 29, 2021 07:09 ET c
Botrychium montanum
common namewestern goblin
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life form rhizomatous herb
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 2B.1
LIST 2B: Rare, threatened, or endangered in California, but more common elsewhere.
     0.1: Seriously endangered in California
state rank
S2      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 (24):
Mount Henry (395A) 3711827, Boards Crossing (491C) 3812032, Bear River Reservoir (507C) 3812052, Loon Lake (524A) 3812083, Homewood (538C) 3912012, Sattley (571C) 3912054, La Porte (573B) 3912068, Humboldt Peak (607B) 4012124, Jonesville (607C) 4012114, Belden (607D) 4012113, Roop Mountain (623A) 4012047, Pegleg Mountain (623B) 4012048, Fredonyer Pass (623D) 4012037, Swain Mountain (624A) 4012141, Red Cinder (624B) 4012142, Westwood West (624D) 4012131, Mount Harkness (625A) 4012143, Lassen Peak (626A) 4012145, Grays Peak (626B) 4012146, Mineral (626D) 4012135, Antelope Mountain (641C) 4012058, Viola (644C) 4012156, Mumbo Basin (683A) 4112225, Davis Creek (708A) 4112063
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Amador (AMA), Butte (BUT), El Dorado (ELD), Fresno (FRE), Lassen (LAS), Modoc (MOD), Plumas (PLU), Shasta (SHA), Sierra (SIE), Tehama (TEH), Trinity (TRI), Tuolumne (TUO), Alaska (AK), Idaho (ID), Montana (MT), Oregon (OR), Washington (WA)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Lower montane coniferous forest (LCFrs)
•Meadows and seeps (Medws)
•Upper montane coniferous forest (UCFrs)/mesic
blooming period Jul-Sep  
elevation range1465 - 2180 meters
Potentially threatened by vehicles, road deconstruction, and logging. Possibly threatened by habitat loss, grazing, trampling, foot traffic, and hydrological alterations. Endangered in OR. See American Fern Journal 71(1):29 (1981) for original description, and Madroņo 36(2):131-136 (1989) for first CA records.
full nameBotrychium montanum W. Wagner
Version 8    INVENTORY VERSION 8 interface for this taxon, including GIS and more links

Additional information:
standard acronym  BOMO Element Code  PPOPH010K0
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 Mon, Nov. 29, 2021 from

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