CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record botrychium_yaaxudakeit - Sat, Dec. 4, 2021, 05:26 ET b
Botrychium yaaxudakeit
common namegiant moonwort
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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
S1      ranking system key
global rank
G3G4   G3G4: Intermediate between G3 and G4
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
MAPS - Use v8 link below.

Topographic quads (1):
Dunderberg Peak (471D) 3811913
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Tuolumne (TUO), Alaska (AK), Montana (MT), Oregon (OR)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Alpine boulder and rock field (AlpBR)(meadows)/Limestone and marble
blooming period Aug  
elevation range3200 - 3200 meters
Discovered in CA in 2007 by Alison Colwell; known only from Virginia Canyon in Yosemite NP. Similar to B. lunaria. Not in The Jepson Manual (1993). See American Fern Journal 92(2):150-160 (2002) for original description.
full nameBotrychium yaaxudakeit Stensvold & Farrar
Version 8    INVENTORY VERSION 8 interface for this taxon, including GIS and more links

Additional information:
standard acronym   Element Code  PPOPH01180
Jepson Online Jepson Interchange  Jepson Manual and other resources
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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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