Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3990

Fern/Fern ally
Perennial

Native to Tennessee & northwards (a circumboreal species)
Documented growing wild in - - -

Rare

Look for it in high elevation hardwood or coniferous forests, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Evergreen
Simple

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall

 

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Lycophytes: Lycopodiales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Spinulum annotinum   FAMILY Lycopodiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Lycopodium annotinum   FAMILY Lycopodiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Lycopodium annotinum

 

COMMON NAME:
Stiff Clubmoss, Bristly Clubmoss


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Keith Bradley    kab_l_annotinum_78675

August    Essex County    NY

Whiteface Mountain

A narrow bottlebrush: Lvs 0.3" long, 10-ranked. Strobili 1.5" long, sessile, per Peterson Field Guide to Ferns of Northeastern and Central North America.