Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1356

Fern/Fern ally
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common

Look for it in seepages, bogs, on spray cliffs, stream margins, wet meadows, marsh edges, wet spots in lawns, other moist habitats, per Weakley's Flora

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...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple
Leaves 4-ranked, upper and lower ranks smaller than lateral

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall

 

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Lycophytes: Selaginellales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Lycopodioides apodum   FAMILY Selaginellaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Selaginella apoda   FAMILY Selaginellaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 004-01-001:
Selaginella apoda   FAMILY Selaginellaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Diplostachyum apodum

 

COMMON NAME:
Meadow Spikemoss