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Lycopodiella prostrata (Feather-stem clubmoss)
Cressler, Alan

Lycopodiella prostrata

Lycopodiella prostrata (Harper) Cranfill

Feather-stem Clubmoss, Prostrate Bog Clubmoss

Lycopodiaceae (Club-moss Family)

Synonym(s): Lycopodium alopecuroides var. pinnatum, Lycopodium inundatum var. pinnatum, Lycopodium prostratum

USDA Symbol: LYPR3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Subshrub
Size Notes: Mat-forming plant with horizontal stems to about 16 inches in length.


USA: AL , AR , FL , GA , LA , MS , NC , 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 prostrata in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Lycopodiella prostrata in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Lycopodiella prostrata


Record Modified: 2017-08-18
Research By: JAM

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