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Last updated 4/27/2020 by David Giblin.
Lycopodium lagopus (Laest. ex C. Hartm.) G. Zinserling ex Kuzeneva Prochorova[FNA2, HC2]
one-cone clubmoss, ptarmigan clubmoss

Publication: Fl. Murmansk. Obl. 1: 80. 1953.

Origin: Native

selected vouchers: WTU

Notes: Recently (2009) documented from the North Cascades of Washington. It is sometimes confused with Lycopodium clavatum. FNA2: "Lycopodium lagopus is generally more northern than its sister species, L . clavatum. Where they come together, however, they can grow side by side (even in southern Michigan) and maintain their distinctions."

References: (none)

Synonyms & Misapplied Names:
Lycopodium clavatum L. var. integerrimum Spring[ILBC5, Abrams]