Botrychium virginianum

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Related to Botrychium virginianum: moonwort, Botrychium multifidum
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Synonyms for Botrychium virginianum

American fern whose clustered sporangia resemble a snake's rattle

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Botrychium virginianum (L.) Swartz; Rattlesnake Fern; Open woods south side of CR 875N; Rare; C = 4; BSUH 14907.
Botrychium virginianum (L.) Sw.; E4048; Evers 90740
Botrychium virginianum (L.) Swartz; Rattlesnake Fern; Woods along creek east side; Rare; C = 4; BSUH 13640.
Finally, the two most common ferns of the older woods are Botrychium virginianum and Cystopteris protrusa.
Botrychium virginianum (L.) Swartz: Rattlesnake Fern or Common Grapefern; abundant; mesic woods; BSUH 11279.
Ferns in the mesic woods include Adiantum pedatum, Athyrium pycnocarpon, Botrychium virginianum, Cystopteris protrusa, Dryopteris goldiana, Dryopteris carthusiana, Onoclea sensibilis, and Polystichum acrostichoides (rare).