B. bifurcatum are tiny ferns have gone unnoticed.
Much remains to be understood about their
characteristics, systematics, and distribution.
All species of Botrychium are uncommon in Colorado and are generally very small plants—most never exceed three or four inches, which make them hard to find, but when found these curious plants are fun to look at and provide a good measure of enjoyment.
Colorado Rare Plant Technical Committee. Second Annual Rare Plant Symposium. Pagosa Springs. September 16,2005.
The 3rd Annual Colorado Rare Plant Society Meeting Minutes, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, September 8, 2006.