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|Family: Lycopodiaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Lycopodium||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Lycopodium clavatum L.
Stem: sterile wide-creeping to +- vine-like, < 0.5 m, 0.5--1.5 cm wide, including leaves; fertile +- 10--20 cm terminated by 2--5 cones. Leaf: +- 4--7 mm, 0.5--1 mm wide, with narrow bristle tip, those subtending sporangia ovate-triangular, abruptly bristle-tipped. Cone: 1--3(5) cm, +- 4--6 mm wide. Chromosomes: 2n=68.
Ecology: Moist ground, swamps (on trees); Elevation: < 200 m. Bioregional Distribution: NCo; Distribution Outside California: to Alaska, Montana, New Mexico, eastern North America; Caribbean, South America, Europe, Africa, Asia.
eFlora Treatment Author: Andy Murdock, Alan R. Smith & Thomas Lemieux
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Lycopodium
Next taxon: Selaginellaceae
Citation for this treatment: Andy Murdock, Alan R. Smith & Thomas Lemieux 2016. Lycopodium clavatum, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=32293, accessed on February 08, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 08, 2016.