OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Lycophytes: Lycopodiales

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


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Lycopodium tristachyum   FAMILY Lycopodiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 003-01-009:
Lycopodium tristachyum   FAMILY Lycopodiaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Blue Ground-cedar, Blue Running-cedar


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image of Diphasiastrum tristachyum, Blue Ground-cedar, Blue Running-cedar

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_lytr_001_lvd

        

 

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) 003-01-009:
Lycopodium tristachyum   FAMILY Lycopodiaceae

 

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2644

Fern/Fern ally
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Habitat: Dry forests, glades, balds, barrens, forest openings, per Weakley's Flora

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

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall

 

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