Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2650

Fern/Fern ally
Perennial

Native to South Carolina & Georgia?
Documented growing wild in GA - SC

Uncommon (rare in SC)

Look for it in wet savannas, ditches and other disturbed moist areas, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet ...Moist

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple - needle-like
Leaves spirally arranged

FRUIT:

 

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Lycophytes: Lycopodiales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Palhinhaea cernua   FAMILY Lycopodiaceae

GREATER THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Lycopodiella cernua var. cernua   FAMILY Lycopodiaceae

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Nodding Clubmoss, Staghorn Clubmoss