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Lycopodiella cernua var. cernua  (Staghorn clubmoss)
Cressler, Alan

Lycopodiella cernua var. cernua

Lycopodiella cernua (L.) Pic. Serm. var. cernua

Staghorn Clubmoss, Rat's Foot, Wawae'Iole, Christmas Tree Clubmoss, Nodding Club-moss

Lycopodiaceae (Club-moss Family)

Synonym(s): Lepidotis cernua, Lycopodium cernuum, Palhinhaea cernua


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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Subshrub
Size Notes: Up to about 3 feet tall, horizontal stems to about 15 feet long.


USA: AL , AR , FL , GA , HI , LA , MS , SC , TX

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


Record Modified: 2018-07-20
Research By: CBR

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