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Lycopodiella inundata

Higher Taxonomy
Family: LycopodiaceaeView DescriptionDichotomous Key

Habit: 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.
Genera In Family: 4 genera, +- 400 species: worldwide, generally tropics.
eFlora Treatment Author: Andy Murdock, Alan R. Smith & Thomas Lemieux
Scientific Editor: Alan R. Smith, Thomas J. Rosatti.
Genus: LycopodiellaView Description 

Common Name: BOG CLUB-MOSS
Stem: sterile creeping, branched in 1 horizontal plane; fertile erect.
Species In Genus: +- 40 species: generally America. Etymology: (Diminutive of Lycopodium)

Lycopodiella inundata (L.) Holub
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. Chromosomes: 2n=156.
Ecology: Peat bogs, muddy depressions, pond margins; Elevation: < 50 m (NCo), +- 1000 m (n SNH). Bioregional Distribution: NCo (Humboldt Co.), n SNH (Nevada Co.); Distribution Outside California: to Alaska, eastern North America, Europe, Asia.
Synonyms: Lycopodium inundatum L.
eFlora Treatment Author: Andy Murdock, Alan R. Smith & Thomas Lemieux
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Citation for this treatment: Andy Murdock, Alan R. Smith & Thomas Lemieux 2016. Lycopodiella inundata, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora,, accessed on May 06, 2016.

Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora,, accessed on May 06, 2016.

Geographic subdivisions for Lycopodiella inundata:
NCo (Humboldt Co.), n SNH (Nevada Co.);
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