OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

Your search found 15 taxa in the family Lycopodiaceae, Clubmoss family, as understood by PLANTS National Database.

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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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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Carolina Bog Clubmoss, Slender Clubmoss

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Pseudolycopodiella caroliniana   FAMILY: Lycopodiaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Lycopodiella caroliniana var. caroliniana   FAMILY: Lycopodiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lycopodium carolinianum 003-01-004   FAMILY: Lycopodiaceae

 

Look for it in savannas, seepages

Common in GA (rare in NC-SC)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Southern Bog Clubmoss

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Lycopodiella appressa   FAMILY: Lycopodiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lycopodiella appressa   FAMILY: Lycopodiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lycopodium appressum 003-01-005   FAMILY: Lycopodiaceae

 

Look for it in savannas, seepages, bogs

Common in Coastal Plain (rare in Piedmont & Mountains)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Foxtail Clubmoss, Foxtail Bog Clubmoss

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Lycopodiella alopecuroides   FAMILY: Lycopodiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lycopodiella alopecuroides   FAMILY: Lycopodiaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lycopodium alopecuroides 003-01-006   FAMILY: Lycopodiaceae

 

Look for it in savannas, seepages, and other wet, sandy sites

Common in Coastal Plain (rare in Piedmont & Mountains)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Featherstem Clubmoss, Prostrate Bog Clubmoss

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Lycopodiella prostrata   FAMILY: Lycopodiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lycopodiella prostrata   FAMILY: Lycopodiaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lycopodium alopecuroides 003-01-006?   FAMILY: Lycopodiaceae

 

Look for it in savannas, seepages

Common in GA Coastal Plain (rare in Piedmont, uncommon in NC-SC)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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Common Name: Nodding Clubmoss, Staghorn Clubmoss

Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Palhinhaea cernua   FAMILY: Lycopodiaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database: Lycopodiella cernua var. cernua   FAMILY: Lycopodiaceae

 

Look for it in wet savannas, ditches and other disturbed moist areas

Uncommon (rare in SC)

Native to South Carolina & Georgia?

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Staghorn Clubmoss, Running Clubmoss, Ground-pine

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Lycopodium clavatum   FAMILY: Lycopodiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lycopodium clavatum   FAMILY: Lycopodiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lycopodium clavatum 003-01-007   FAMILY: Lycopodiaceae

 

Look for it in openings, balds, roadbanks, open forests

Uncommon in NC-SC, rare in GA

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Flat-branched Tree-clubmoss, Common Ground-pine

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Dendrolycopodium obscurum   FAMILY: Lycopodiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lycopodium obscurum   FAMILY: Lycopodiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lycopodium obscurum var. obscurum 003-01-008a   FAMILY: Lycopodiaceae

 

Look for it in acidic forests

Common NC Mtns, uncommon GA-SC Mtns & NC-SC Pdmt, rare Coastal Plain & GA Pdmt

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Prickly Tree-clubmoss, Round-branch Clubmoss, Tree Ground-pine

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Dendrolycopodium dendroideum   FAMILY: Lycopodiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lycopodium dendroideum   FAMILY: Lycopodiaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lycopodium obscurum var. dendroideum 003-01-008b   FAMILY: Lycopodiaceae

 

Look for it in openings, grassy balds, high elevation spruce-fir and northern hardwood forests

Rare

Native to North Carolina

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Hickey's Tree-clubmoss, Pennsylvania Ground-pine

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Dendrolycopodium hickeyi   FAMILY: Lycopodiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lycopodium hickeyi   FAMILY: Lycopodiaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lycopodium obscurum var. dendroideum 003-01-008b   FAMILY: Lycopodiaceae

 

Look for it on grassy balds, bog margins, forest openings

Rare

Native to North Carolina

 


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camera icon Common Name: Stiff Clubmoss, Bristly Clubmoss

Weakley's Flora: (10/20/20) Spinulum annotinum   FAMILY: Lycopodiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lycopodium annotinum   FAMILY: Lycopodiaceae

 

Look for it in high elevation hardwood or coniferous forests

Rare

Native to Tennessee & northwards (a circumboreal species)

 


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speaker icon Common Name: Blue Ground-cedar, Blue Running-cedar

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Diphasiastrum tristachyum   FAMILY: Lycopodiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lycopodium tristachyum   FAMILY: Lycopodiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lycopodium tristachyum 003-01-009   FAMILY: Lycopodiaceae

 

Look for it in dry forests, glades, balds, barrens, forest openings

Uncommon in NC-SC Mountains, rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Southern Ground-cedar, Common Running-cedar, Fan Ground-pine, Running Ground-pine

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Diphasiastrum digitatum   FAMILY: Lycopodiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Lycopodium digitatum   FAMILY: Lycopodiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lycopodium flabelliforme 003-01-010   FAMILY: Lycopodiaceae

 

Look for it in dry to mesic, usually acid forests and openings, esp common in disturbed sites, such as successional pine forests

Common (uncommon in NC-SC Coastal Plain, rare in GA Coastal Plain)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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