Sceptridium dissectum

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Sceptridium dissectum
Botrychium dissectum Gil.jpg
photo by Gil Nelson
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Pteridophyta – Ferns
Class: Filicopsida
Order: Ophioglossales
Family: Ophioglossaceae
Genus: Sceptridium
Species: S. dissectum
Binomial name
Sceptridium dissectum
BOTR DISS dist.jpg
Natural range of Sceptridium dissectum from USDA NRCS Plants Database.

Common name: Cutleaf grapefern

Taxonomic notes

Synonym: Botrychium dissectum (Sprengel) Lyon; B. dissectum var. dissectum; B. dissectum var. obliquum (Muhlenberg ex Willdenow) Clute; S. dissectum var. obliquum (Muhlenberg ex Willdenow) Mohlenbrock; B. obliquum Muhlenberg ex Willdenow


A description of Sceptridium dissectum is provided in The Flora of North America.




S. dissectum has been found in hardwood hammocks near water. [1]

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References and notes

  1. Florida State University Robert K. Godfrey Herbarium database. URL: Last accessed: June 2014. Collectors: K. Burke and R. K. Godfrey. States and Counties: Florida: Jefferson.