Species Name: Ophioglossum pusillum
Species Distribution in Massachusetts
Federal Rank: None
Massachusetts State Rank: Threatened
Boggy meadows, acidic fens, borders of marshes, wet fields, and moist woodland clearings.
Threats to Survival
Threats from succession of habitat into forest and invasive species.
Actions Recommended to Ensure Survival
Singly yearly mowings taking place in the spring will allow the plant to grow and produce spores at their sites and removal of invasive species.