Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2475

Fern/Fern ally
Perennial

Native to North Carolina
Documented growing wild in - NC -

Rare

Look for it in openings, grassy balds, high elevation spruce-fir and , per Weakley's Flora

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full sun partial shade

LEAVES:
Evergreen
Simple - needle-like
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 dendroideum   FAMILY Lycopodiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Lycopodium dendroideum   FAMILY Lycopodiaceae

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Tree Ground-pine, Round-branch Clubmoss, Prickly Tree-clubmoss