Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2474

Fern/Fern ally
Perennial

Native to North Carolina
Documented growing wild in - NC -

Rare

Look for it on grassy balds, bog margins, forest openings, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun partial shade

LEAVES:
Evergreen
Simple - linear
Leaves of lateral branches 6-ranked, all of equal size

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall

 

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Lycophytes: Lycopodiales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Dendrolycopodium hickeyi   FAMILY Lycopodiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Lycopodium hickeyi   FAMILY Lycopodiaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 003-01-008b:
Lycopodium obscurum var. dendroideum   FAMILY Lycopodiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Guide to the Vascular Plants of the Blue Ridge (Wofford, 1989)
Lycopodium obscurum var. isophyllum

 

COMMON NAME:
Pennsylvania Ground-pine, Hickey's Tree-clubmoss