OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Lycophytes: Lycopodiales

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


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Lycopodiella alopecuroides   FAMILY Lycopodiaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 003-01-006:
Lycopodium alopecuroides   FAMILY Lycopodiaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Foxtail Clubmoss, Foxtail Bog Clubmoss


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image of Lycopodiella alopecuroides, Foxtail Clubmoss, Foxtail Bog Clubmoss

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_lyal2_001_lvd

        

image of Lycopodiella alopecuroides, Foxtail Clubmoss, Foxtail Bog Clubmoss

JK Marlow    jkm091017_117

October    Sumter County    SC

Manchester State Forest

Stems arching and rooting at tips, or procumbent and rooting throughout, per Guide to the Wildflowers of SC.

image of Lycopodiella alopecuroides, Foxtail Clubmoss, Foxtail Bog Clubmoss

JK Marlow    jkm091017_123

October    Sumter County    SC

Manchester State Forest

Stroboli bushlike, on upright stalks arising from stem's upper surface, per Guide to the Wildflowers of SC.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Lycopodiella alopecuroides   FAMILY Lycopodiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Lycopodiella alopecuroides   FAMILY Lycopodiaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 003-01-006:
Lycopodium alopecuroides   FAMILY Lycopodiaceae

 

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2647

Fern/Fern ally
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Habitat: pine savannas, seepages, wet pine flatwoods, wet prairies, bogs, ditches, and other wet, sandy sites, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Usually deciduous, sometimes somewhat evergreen
Simple - linear-subulate (all alike)
Leaves spreading to ascending

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall

 

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