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Last updated 12/9/2018 by Ben Legler.
Lycopodium clavatum L.[FNA2, HC, HC2]
common clubmoss, elk-moss, stag, ground pine, running pine

Publication: Sp. Pl. 2: 1101. 1753.

Origin: Native

selected vouchers: WTU

Notes: FNA2: "Plants found in eastern North America have been called Lycopodium clavatum var. clavatum ; those in the western part of the range, which have been called L . clavatum var. integrifolium Goldie, are distinguished by early shedding of the characteristic hairs on the leaf tips." Sun-exposed plants of Lycopodium clavatum sometimes closely resemble and may be mistaken for Lycopodium lagopus.

References: (none)

Synonyms & Misapplied Names:
Lycopodium clavatum L. var. integerrimum Spring, misapplied[ILBC5, Abrams]
Lycopodium clavatum L. var. integrifolium Goldie
Lycopodium clavatum L. var. subremotum Vict.