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Lycopodium tristachyum (Deeproot club-moss)
Cressler, Alan

Lycopodium tristachyum

Lycopodium tristachyum Pursh

Deeproot Club-moss, Blue Ground-cedar, Northern Ground-pine

Lycopodiaceae (Club-moss Family)

Synonym(s): Diphasiastrum tristachyum, Diphasium chamicyparissus, Diphasium complanatum ssp. chamicyparissus, Diphasium tristachyum, Lycopodium chamicyparissus, Lycopodium complanatum ssp. chamicyparissus, Lycopodium complanatum var. chamicyparissus, Lycopodium complanatum var. patentifolium


USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Subshrub
Size Class: 0-1 ft.


USA: AL , CT , DC , DE , GA , IN , KY , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , NC , NH , NJ , NY , OH , PA , RI , SC , TN , VA , WI , WV
Canada: MB , NB , NL , NS , ON , PE , QC

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2014-08-20
Research By: JAM

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