OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Lycophytes: Lycopodiales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Dendrolycopodium dendroideum   FAMILY Lycopodiaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Lycopodium dendroideum   FAMILY Lycopodiaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 003-01-008b:
Lycopodium obscurum var. dendroideum   FAMILY Lycopodiaceae

 

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


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JK Marlow    jkm060710_133

July    Tucker County    WV

Monongahela National Forest

1-7(14) sessile strobili per upright stem, borne singly on branch ends, per Peterson Field Guide to Ferns of Northeastern and Central North America.

 

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) 003-01-008b:
Lycopodium obscurum var. dendroideum   FAMILY Lycopodiaceae

 

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2475

Fern/Fern ally
Perennial

Native to North Carolina

Habitat: Openings, grassy balds, high elevation spruce-fir and northern hardwood forests, per Weakley's Flora

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

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall

 

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