Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2647

Fern/Fern ally
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common in Coastal Plain (rare in Piedmont & Mountains)

Look for it in savannas, seepages, and other wet, sandy sites, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

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

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



Lycophytes: Lycopodiales

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Lycopodiella alopecuroides   FAMILY Lycopodiaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 003-01-006:
Lycopodium alopecuroides   FAMILY Lycopodiaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Foxtail Clubmoss, Foxtail Bog Clubmoss


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image of Lycopodiella alopecuroides

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

        

image of Lycopodiella alopecuroides

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

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.