OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Lycophytes: Selaginellales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Lycopodioides ludovicianum   FAMILY Selaginellaceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Selaginella ludoviciana   FAMILY Selaginellaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Selaginella ludoviciana

SYNONYMOUS WITH Guide to the Vascular Plants of Florida (Wunderlin & Hansen, 2011)
Selaginella apoda var. ludoviciana

SYNONYMOUS WITH Ferns of the Southeastern States (Small, 1938)
Diplostachyum ludovicianum

 

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 OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Lycopodioides ludovicianum   FAMILY Selaginellaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Selaginella ludoviciana   FAMILY Selaginellaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Selaginella ludoviciana

SYNONYMOUS WITH Guide to the Vascular Plants of Florida (Wunderlin & Hansen, 2011)
Selaginella apoda var. ludoviciana

SYNONYMOUS WITH Ferns of the Southeastern States (Small, 1938)
Diplostachyum ludovicianum

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3411

Fern/Fern ally
Perennial

Native to Georgia

Rare

Habitat: limestone outcrops, ravine slopes, calcareous swamps, seeps, and hammocks, per Weakley's Flora

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

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall

 

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