OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Lycophytes: Selaginellales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Lycopodioides ludovicianum   FAMILY Selaginellaceae


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Selaginella ludoviciana   FAMILY Selaginellaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Diplostachyon ludovicianum

SYNONYMOUS WITH -
Selaginella apoda var. ludoviciana

 

COMMON NAME:
Louisiana Spikemoss, Gulf Spikemoss


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image of Lycopodioides ludovicianum, Louisiana Spikemoss, Gulf Spikemoss

JK Marlow    jkm100313_105

March    Gadsden County    FL

Angus Gholson Nature Park

Lateral leaves of the main stem ovate, margins dentate-serrate, hyaline, per Weakley's Flora (2012).

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Lycopodioides ludovicianum   FAMILY Selaginellaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Selaginella ludoviciana   FAMILY Selaginellaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Diplostachyon ludovicianum

SYNONYMOUS WITH -
Selaginella apoda var. ludoviciana

 

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3411

Fern/Fern ally
Perennial

Native to Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA - -

Rare

Look for it in swamp margins, wet meadows, per Weakley's Flora

map
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LEAVES:
Simple
Leaves 4-ranked, upper and lower ranks smaller than lateral

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall

 

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