OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Lycophytes: Lycopodiales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Palhinhaea cernua   FAMILY Lycopodiaceae


INCLUDING PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Lycopodiella cernua var. cernua   FAMILY Lycopodiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH The Ferns and Lycophytes of Texas (Diggs & Lipscomb, 2014)
Palhinhaea cernua

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Lycopodium cernuum

 

COMMON NAME:
Nodding Clubmoss, Staghorn Clubmoss


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Palhinhaea cernua   FAMILY Lycopodiaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Lycopodiella cernua var. cernua   FAMILY Lycopodiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH The Ferns and Lycophytes of Texas (Diggs & Lipscomb, 2014)
Palhinhaea cernua

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Lycopodium cernuum

 

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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

map
Click here to see a more detailed map from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium,

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...Wet ...Moist

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple - needle-like
Leaves spirally arranged

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall

 

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