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Lycopodium digitatum

Lycopodium digitatum Dill. ex A. Braun

Fan Clubmoss, Running Cedar, Ground Pine

Lycopodiaceae (Club-Moss Family)

USDA Symbol: LYDI3

Lycopodium digitatum (Fan clubmoss) #60355

Image Information

Photographer: Cressler, Alan
County: White
State: TN
Location Notes: Milksick Mountain.
Accession date: 2018-05-18
Filename: A_C_IMG5509.JPG
Slide Index: 3697755096_37fa620e76_o.JPG
Restrictions: Unrestricted
Collection: Wildflower Center Digital Library
Original Format: Digital
Orientation: Portrait
Shot: Plants in situ. Photographer's note: "This is southern running pine or fan clubmoss. It is related to ferns. The runner that is escaping is a horizontal stem. That is the easiest way to tell this species from other members of the genus. The horizontal stem remain on the ground surface and roots at the upright stems. The cone like structures are strobili. The species can form huge colonies. This colony may have been an acre or more. "
Date Taken: 2009-07-04
NPIN Image Id: 60355

Image Verification

This image has been verified.
By: Joseph A. Marcus
Date: 2018-04-03

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