Washington Flora Checklist
A Checklist of the Vascular Plants of Washington State
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Checklist » Lycopodiaceae
Lycopodiaceae   (Club-Moss Family)

Notes: Generic ranking is disputed in the family; here we do not recognize Diphasiastrum, but otherwise tentatively follow FNA, noting that generic differences are so minor that the segregate genera may all be best treated as subgenera within Lycopodium

Family Synonyms: (none)

Literature: (none)

Family treatment authored by Peter F. Zika; last updated 10/21/2003 by Peter F. Zika
Taxon (native species in boldface) # Synonyms Common Names
Huperzia continentalis Testo, A. Haines & A.V. Gilman   [Draft Revised H&C] 2
Huperzia miyoshiana (Makino) Ching   [FNA2, not in H&C] 2 fir clubmoss
Huperzia occidentalis (Clute) Kartesz & Gandhi   [FNA2, not in H&C] 2 western clubmoss
Lycopodiella inundata (L.) Holub   [FNA2] 1 bog or marsh clubmoss, northern bog clubmoss
Lycopodium alpinum L.   [H&C] 1 alpine clubmoss or ground-pine
Lycopodium alpinum L. × Lycopodium sitchense Rupr.   [H&C] 1 hybrid clubmoss
Lycopodium annotinum L.   [FNA2, H&C] 1 interrupted or stiff clubmoss
Lycopodium clavatum L.   [FNA2, H&C] 3 common clubmoss, ground or running pine, elk-moss, stag's horn moss
Lycopodium complanatum L.   [H&C] 2 ground cedar, trailing ground-pine
Lycopodium dendroideum Michx.   [FNA2] 3 tree ground-pine, prickly tree clubmoss
Lycopodium lagopus (Laest. ex C. Hartm.) G. Zinserl. ex Kuzen.   [FNA2, not in H&C] 0 ptarmigan clubmoss, one-cone ground-pine
Lycopodium sitchense Rupr.   [H&C] 2 Alaskan or Sitka clubmoss

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