Ferns and Fern Allies of Mount Holyokeby Karen Searcy
Taxonomy
Lycopodiaceae
Lycopodium clavatum (Running Clubmoss)
Leaf length< 1 inch
Leaf clusteringnot clustered
Leaf persistenceevergreen
Shape of spore-producing areaNA
Location of spore-producing areastalked cone
Leaf typesimple
Divisions of leaf bladeNA
Habitatdry, open woods, power lines
DescriptionThis species has a trailing horizontal stem with upright branching sections which have 1-5 cones (strobili) on long, slender stalks. The leaves have hair-like bristles on their tips
Habit photoTB
Detail photo 1TB