Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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Most habitat and range descriptions were obtained from Weakley's Flora.

Your search found 3 taxa in the family Huperziaceae, Firmoss family, as understood by Weakley's Flora.

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Shining Clubmoss, Shining Firmoss
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Huperzia lucidula   FAMILY: Huperziaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Huperzia lucidula   FAMILY: Lycopodiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lycopodium lucidulum 003-01-001   FAMILY: Lycopodiaceae

 

Look for it in moist forests and ravines

Common in Mtns, uncommon in Piedmont (rare in Coastal Plain, rare in SC Piedmont

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Appalachian Firmoss, Appalachian Fir-clubmoss
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Huperzia appressa   FAMILY: Huperziaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Huperzia appalachiana   FAMILY: Lycopodiaceae
INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lycopodium selago 003-01-002   FAMILY: Lycopodiaceae

 

Look for it on rock outcrops at high elevations (very rarely at middle elevations), rarely also in seepage or along banks of small streams at high elevations, and in fens (on hummocks)

Rare

Native to North Carolina & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Rock Clubmoss, Rock Firmoss
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Huperzia porophila   FAMILY: Huperziaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Huperzia porophila   FAMILY: Lycopodiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lycopodium porophilum 003-01-003   FAMILY: Lycopodiaceae

 

Look for it on rock outcrops and cliffs, esp in the spray of waterfalls, at low to medium elevations

Rare

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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