CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record botrychium_pinnatum - Sun, Nov. 28, 2021 07:15 ET c
Botrychium pinnatum
common namenorthwestern moonwort
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life form rhizomatous herb
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 2B.3
LIST 2B: Rare, threatened, or endangered in California, but more common elsewhere.
     0.3: Not very endangered in California
state rank
S2      ranking system key
global rank
G4?      ranking system key
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
MAPS - Use v8 link below.

Topographic quads (7):
Swain Mountain (624A) 4012141, Mount Harkness (625A) 4012143, Grays Peak (626B) 4012146, Ash Creek Butte (698A) 4112241, Mccloud (698C) 4112232, Etna (701B) 4112248, Davis Creek (708A) 4112063
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Lassen (LAS), Modoc (MOD), Plumas (PLU), Shasta (SHA), Siskiyou (SIS), Alaska (AK), Arizona (AZ), Colorado (CO), 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•Lower montane coniferous forest (LCFrs)
•Meadows and seeps (Medws)
•Upper montane coniferous forest (UCFrs)/mesic
blooming period Jul-Oct  
elevation range1770 - 2040 meters
Threatened by trampling and grazing. Threatened in ID, endangered in OR, and state-listed as Sensitive in WA. See American Fern Journal 19:11 (1929) for original description.
full nameBotrychium pinnatum St. John
Version 8    INVENTORY VERSION 8 interface for this taxon, including GIS and more links

Additional information:
standard acronym  BOPI Element Code  PPOPH010V0
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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