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Plant Details

Dendrolycopodium obscurum [= Lycopodium obscurum]

Flat-branched Tree Clubmoss, Common Ground-Pine

Scientific Name:

Dendrolycopodium obscurum [= Lycopodium obscurum]

Common Name:

Flat-branched Tree Clubmoss, Common Ground-Pine

Plant Family

Lycopodiaceae (Clubmoss Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Type:

Fern/Clubmoss/Allies

Habitat Description:

Acidic forests (Weakley 2015). Common in NC Mountains, uncommon in Piedmont, rare in Coastal Plain.

State Rank:

No NC Rank Listed (*)

Global Rank:

No Global Rank listed (*)

State Status:

No NC Status Listed (*)

Federal Status:

No U.S. Status Listed (*)

Notes:

"Non-flowering, sporophyllous plant." Ladybird Johnson Wildflower Center

Plant

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Tom Harville's garden, 26 March 2005
© Tom Harville

Plants

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Tom Harville's garden, 26 March 2005
© Tom Harville

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


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