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Lycopodiella alopecuroides (Foxtail clubmoss)
Cressler, Alan

Lycopodiella alopecuroides

Lycopodiella alopecuroides (L.) Cranfill

Foxtail Clubmoss

Lycopodiaceae (Club-moss Family)

Synonym(s): Lepidotis alopecuroides, Lycopodium alopecuroides, Lycopodium inundatum var. alopecuroides

USDA Symbol: LYAL5

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Subshrub
Size Notes: To about 1 foot in height.
Size Class: 0-1 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Not Applicable
Bloom Notes: Non-flowering, sporulating species.


USA: AL , AR , CT , DE , FL , GA , LA , MA , MD , ME , MS , NC , NJ , NY , PA , RI , SC , TN , TX , VA

National Wetland Indicator Status

This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2018-11-14
Research By: JAM

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