Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2649

Fern/Fern ally
Perennial

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

Common in GA Coastal Plain (rare in Piedmont, uncommon in NC-SC)

Look for it in savannas, seepages, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple - linear-subulate (dimorphic)

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall

 

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Lycophytes: Lycopodiales

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Lycopodiella prostrata   FAMILY Lycopodiaceae

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Lycopodium prostratum

 

COMMON NAME:
Featherstem Clubmoss, Prostrate Bog Clubmoss


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image of Lycopodiella prostrata

Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_l_prostrata2

August    Brunswick County    NC

image of Lycopodiella prostrata

Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_l_prostrata2b

August    Brunswick County    NC

Stroboli 4-8cm long and bushy, per Field Guide to the Ferns and Other Pteridophytes of Georgia.

image of Lycopodiella prostrata

Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_l_prostrata2c

August    Brunswick County    NC

Sterile lvs spreading on horizontal stems, nearly appressed on erect stems, per Field Guide to the Ferns and Other Pteridophytes of Georgia.