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Lycopodiella appressa [= Lycopodim appressum]

Southern Bog Clubmoss, Appressed Bog-clubmoss

Scientific Name:

Lycopodiella appressa [= Lycopodim appressum]

Genus:

Lycopodiella

Species Epithet:

appressa

Common Name:

Southern Bog Clubmoss, Appressed Bog-clubmoss

Plant Type

Fern/Clubmoss/Allies

Life Cycle

Perennial

Plant Family

Lycopodiaceae (Clubmoss Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Invasive Status:

(*Key)

Size:

0-1 ft.

Light:

Part Shade - 2 to 6 hours of sun per day, Less than 2 hours of sun per day

Soil Moisture:

Moist, Wet

Bloom Time:

July, August, September

Growing Area:

Mountains, Piedmont, Coastal Plain

Habitat Description:

Savannas, seepages, bogs. Rare in NC mountains and piedmont, uncommon in coastal plain.

Leaf Retention:

Evergreen

Leaf Type:

Leaves needle-like or scale-like

Leaf Form:

Simple

Life Cycle:

Perennial

Wildlife Value:

Has some wildlife value

Landscape Value:

Suitable for home landscapes

State Rank:

S4: Apparently secure (*Key)

Global Rank:

G5 - Secure (*Key)

Notes:

Leaves are pressed against the stem. Can be grown in a bog garden.

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record

https://auth1.dpr.ncparks.gov/flora/plant_list.php

https://nc.audubon.org/700

https://gobotany.nativeplanttrust.org/species/lycopodiella/appressa/

https://plants.ces.ncsu.edu/plants/lycopodiella-appressa/



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