OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Lycophytes: Lycopodiales

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


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Lycopodiella appressa   FAMILY Lycopodiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 003-01-005:
Lycopodium appressum   FAMILY Lycopodiaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Southern Bog Clubmoss


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image of Lycopodiella appressa, Southern Bog Clubmoss

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_lyad3_001_lvd

        

image of Lycopodiella appressa, Southern Bog Clubmoss

JK Marlow    jkm210523_0739

May    Greenville County    SC

Ashmore Heritage Preserve

image of Lycopodiella appressa, Southern Bog Clubmoss

JK Marlow    jkm120704_529

July    Greenville County    SC

Ashmore Heritage Preserve

image of Lycopodiella appressa, Southern Bog Clubmoss

JK Marlow    jkm120704_530

July    Greenville County    SC

Ashmore Heritage Preserve

A larger number of upright stems than other Lycopodiella, per Peterson Field Guide to Ferns of Northeastern and Central North America.

image of Lycopodiella appressa, Southern Bog Clubmoss

JK Marlow    jkm120704_551

July    Greenville County    SC

Ashmore Heritage Preserve

Horizontal stem surface-creeping, rooting; upright stems erect, densely lvd, per Peterson Field Guide to Ferns of Northeastern and Central North America.

image of Lycopodiella appressa, Southern Bog Clubmoss

JK Marlow    jkm120705_584

July    Greenville County    SC

Ashmore Heritage Preserve

image of Lycopodiella appressa, Southern Bog Clubmoss

JK Marlow    jkm130915_340

September    Greenville County    SC

Ashmore Heritage Preserve

Tightly appressed sporophylls help distinguish this from other Lycopodiella, per Peterson Field Guide to Ferns of Northeastern and Central North America.

 

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Lycopodiella appressa   FAMILY Lycopodiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 003-01-005:
Lycopodium appressum   FAMILY Lycopodiaceae

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

2648

Fern/Fern ally
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Habitat: pine savannas, wet pine flatwoods, seepages, bogs, wet prairies, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple - linear-lanceolate
Leaves of horizontal stems in many spiral rows

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall

 

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