CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record botrypus_virginianus - Sat, Dec. 4, 2021, 20:56 ET b
Botrypus virginianus
common namerattlesnake fern
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life formperennial 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
S2      ranking system key
global rank
G5     G5: demonstrably secure to ineradicable
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
MAPS - Use v8 link below.

Topographic quads (18):
Buck Rock (597B) 3912288, Leech Lake Mountain (598A) 3912381, Jacks Backbone (644B) 4012166, Viola (644C) 4012156, Miller Mountain (645A) 4012167, Whitmore (645B) 4012168, Hagaman Gulch (645D) 4012157, Roaring Creek (663B) 4012188, Montgomery Creek (663C) 4012178, Hennessy Peak (670D) 4012375, Big Bend (680C) 4112118, Skunk Ridge (680D) 4112117, Girard Ridge (681B) 4112222, Dunsmuir (682A) 4112223, Tombstone Mountain (682D) 4112213, City Of Mount Shasta (699D) 4112233, Etna (701B) 4112248, Eaton Peak (701C) 4112238
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Mendocino (MEN), Shasta (SHA), Siskiyou (SIS), Trinity (TRI), Alaska (AK), Alabama (AL), Arkansas (AR), Arizona (AZ), Colorado (CO), Conneticut (CT), District of Columbia (DC), Delaware (DE), Florida (FL), Georgia (GA), Iowa (IA), Idaho (ID), Illinois (IL), Indiana (IN), Kansas (KS), Kentucky (KY), Louisiana (LA), Massachusetts (MA), Maryland (MD), Maine (ME), Michigan (MI), Minnesota (MN), Missouri (MO), Mississippi (MS), Montana (MT), North Carolina (NC), North Dakota (ND), Nebraska (NE), New Hampshire (NH), New Jersey (NJ), New Mexico (NM), Nevada (NV), New York (NY), Ohio (OH), Oklahoma (OK), Oregon (OR), Pennsylvania (PA), Rhode Island (RI), South Carolina (SC), South Dakota (SD), Tennesee (TN), Texas (TX), Utah (UT), Virginia (VA), Vermont (VT), Washington (WA), Wisconsin (WI), West Virginia (WV), 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)(mesic)
•Meadows and seeps (Medws)
•Riparian forest (RpFrs)/streams
blooming period Jun-Sep  
elevation range715 - 1355 meters
Possibly threatened by logging. Not in TJM (1993).
full nameBotrypus virginianus (L.) Michx.
Version 8    INVENTORY VERSION 8 interface for this taxon, including GIS and more links

Additional information:
standard acronym   Element Code  PPOPH010H0
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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