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Huperzia dichotoma (Hanging clubmoss)
Cressler, Alan

Huperzia dichotoma

Huperzia dichotoma (Jacq.) Trevis.

Hanging Clubmoss

Lycopodiaceae (Club-moss Family)

Synonym(s): Lycopodium dichotomum, Phlegmariurus dichotomus, Urostachys dichotomus


USDA Native Status: L48 (N), PR (N), VI (N)

A very rare plant in North America, currently known only from a single plant in Collier County, Florida.


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Subshrub
Size Notes: Stems typically pendulous, to about 12 inches in length.
Size Class: 0-1 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Not Applicable
Bloom Notes: Non-flowering plant.



Additional resources

USDA: Find Huperzia dichotoma in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Huperzia dichotoma in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Huperzia dichotoma


Record Modified: 2015-08-04
Research By: JAM

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