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Lycopodium annotinum (Stiff clubmoss)
Cressler, Alan

Lycopodium annotinum

Lycopodium annotinum L.

Stiff Clubmoss

Lycopodiaceae (Club-Moss Family)

Synonym(s): Lycopodium annotinum ssp. alpestre, Lycopodium annotinum ssp. pungens, Lycopodium annotinum var. acrifolium, Lycopodium annotinum var. alpestre, Lycopodium annotinum var. pungens, Lycopodium dubium, Spinulum annotinum

USDA Symbol: LYAN2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), AK (N), CAN (N), GL (N), SPM (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Subshrub

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Not Applicable
Bloom Notes: This is a non-flowering plant that reproduces by spores.


USA: AK , AZ , CO , CT , ID , KY , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MT , NC , NH , NJ , NM , NY , OR , PA , RI , SD , TN , UT , VA , VT , WA , WI , WV , WY

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


Record Modified: 2015-08-12
Research By: TWC Staff

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