Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2651

Fern/Fern ally
Perennial

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

Common in GA (rare in NC-SC)

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

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LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple - leaves of horizontal stems linear-lanceolate to almost subulate
Larger leaves of horizontal stems held horizontal, appearing 2-ranked

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall

 

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Lycophytes: Lycopodiales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Pseudolycopodiella caroliniana   FAMILY Lycopodiaceae

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 003-01-004:
Lycopodium carolinianum   FAMILY Lycopodiaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Carolina Bog Clubmoss, Slender Clubmoss


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image of Pseudolycopodiella caroliniana

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_lyca3_001_lvd

        

image of Pseudolycopodiella caroliniana

Jim Fowler    jaf_pcarolini

August    Brunswick County    NC

Green Swamp

The larger leaves of horizontal stems appear 2-ranked & are held horizontal, per Peterson Field Guide to Ferns of Northeastern and Central North America.

image of Pseudolycopodiella caroliniana

Jim Fowler    jaf_pcaroli_1

October    Brunswick County    NC

Green Swamp

Strobilus solitary at end of a nearly naked upright stem, w only tiny lvs, per Peterson Field Guide to Ferns of Northeastern and Central North America.