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LYCOPODIACEAE CLUB-MOSS FAMILY

Andy Murdock, Alan R. Smith & Thomas Lemieux

Plant on ground (or other plants), creeping (to ± vine-like). Stem: branches few to many, forked often unequally, also branched laterally or not. Leaf: many, simple, ± alternate, spirally arranged, small, needle- or scale-like, 1-veined, few-toothed to generally entire, those subtending sporangia generally unlike others [or not], in distinct cones [or not]. Cone: terminal on erect stem, erect [or 0]. Sporangia: 1 in leaf axils; spores of 1 kind.
4 genera, ± 400 species: worldwide, generally tropics. [Wagner & Beitel 1993 FNANM 2:18–37] —Scientific Editors: Alan R. Smith, Thomas J. Rosatti.
Unabridged references: [Ållgaard 1987 Opera Bot 92:153–178]

Key to Lycopodiaceae

LYCOPODIELLA BOG CLUB-MOSS
Stem: sterile creeping, branched in 1 horizontal plane; fertile erect.
± 40 species: generally America. (Diminutive of Lycopodium)

L. inundata (L.) Holub INUNDATED BOG CLUB-MOSS
NATIVE
Stem: sterile 5–15(25) cm, 0.5–1 cm wide, including leaves; fertile generally 1–2, ± 4–6(9) cm. Leaf: ± 3–8 mm, 1 mm wide, those subtending sporangia ± wider at base, ± not bristle-tipped. Cone: 1.5–3(6) cm, ± 8–10 mm wide.
2n=156. Peat bogs, muddy depressions, pond margins; < 50 m (North Coast), ± 1000 m (n High Sierra Nevada). North Coast (Humboldt Co.), n High Sierra Nevada (Nevada Co.); to Alaska, eastern North America, Europe, Asia. [Online Interchange] {CNPS list}

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Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2013. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on Oct 31 2014
Citation for this treatment: [Author of taxon treatment] 2013. Lycopodiella, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=32239, accessed on Oct 31 2014

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