Plant Identification Database:
Lycopodiaceae (Clubmoss)

The plant data on this site are a record of Bob Ronnow's field observations
which vary in accuracy and change with experience. For accurate and complete
information please use the links provided for each plant species and family.

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CLASSIFICATION
LEAVES
FLOWERS
FRUIT
BUDS
STEM
ECOLOGY
Common Name
Scientific Name
Genus
Family
Order
Class
LV: Arrangement
LV: Attachment
LV: Shape
LV: Size
LV: Form
LV: Edge
LV: Apex
LV: Base
LV: Surface
LV: Venation
LV: Color
FL: Parts
FL: Color
FL: Arrangement
FL: Position
FL: Size
FL: Season
FL: Petals
FL: Sepals
FL: Stamen
FL: Pistil
FL: Ovary
FR: Type
FR: Size
FR: Seed
FR: Color
FR: Season
BU: Scales
BU: Arrangement
BU: Color
BU: Shape
BU: Leaf Scars
ST: Type
ST: Size
ST: Growth
ST: Surface
ST: Color
ST: Pith
ST: Roots
EC: Edible
EC: Habitat
EC: Observations
Lycopodiaceae (Clubmoss) Lycopodiales (Clubmosses) Pteridophyta <1" strobile (clubmoss) Spore (moss, clubmoss, fern)
Runner (prostrate stem with upright stems)
Bristly clubmoss; Stiff clubmoss Lycopodium annotinum Lycopodium Lycopodiaceae (Clubmoss) Lycopodiales (Clubmosses) Pteridophyta Whorled Sessile Oblong <1" Whole Serrate Acuminate Acute strobile Yellow Solitary Terminal >1" Spore (moss & clubmoss) Yellow Evergreen Clubmoss <1' Runner (prostrate stem with upright stems) Forest
Staghorn clubmoss; Wolf's claw clubmoss Lycopodium clavatum Lycopodium Lycopodiaceae (Clubmoss) Lycopodiales (Clubmosses) Pteridophyta Whorled Sessile Linear <1" Whole Acuminate strobile Yellow Umbel Terminal >1" Spore (moss & clubmoss) <1" Yellow Evergreen Clubmoss Runner (prostrate stem with upright stems) Forest
Running pine; Trailing christmas green Lycopodium complanatum Lycopodium Lycopodiaceae (Clubmoss) Lycopodiales (Clubmosses) Pteridophyta Whorled Scalelike <1" Whole Entire Acuminate strobile (clubmoss) Umbel Terminal >1" Spore (moss & clubmoss) <1" Yellow Evergreen Clubmoss <1' Runner (prostrate stem with upright stems)
Northern tree clubmoss Lycopodium dendroideum Lycopodium Lycopodiaceae (Clubmoss) Lycopodiales (Clubmosses) Pteridophyta Forest
Ground cedar Lycopodium digitatum Lycopodium Lycopodiaceae (Clubmoss) Lycopodiales (Clubmosses) Pteridophyta Whorled Scalelike <1" Whole Entire Acuminate strobile (clubmoss) Umbel >1" Spore (moss & clubmoss) Yellow Evergreen Clubmoss <1'; >1' Erect
Bog clubmoss;Marsh clubmoss Lycopodium inundatum Lycopodium Lycopodiaceae (Clubmoss) Lycopodiales (Clubmosses) Pteridophyta Whorled Sessile Lanceolate <1" Whole Serrate Acuminate strobile (clubmoss) Head-globose Axillary Spore (moss & clubmoss) <1" Yellow Deciduous Clubmoss <1' Runner (prostrate stem with upright stems) Wetland
Shining clubmoss Lycopodium lucidulum Lycopodium Lycopodiaceae (Clubmoss) Lycopodiales (Clubmosses) Pteridophyta Whorled Sessile Lanceolate <1" Whole Toothed (irregular serration) Acuminate Acute bulbet (clubmoss) Yellow; Orange Axillary Evergreen Clubmoss <1' Erect Forest
Eastern tree clubmoss Lycopodium obscurum Lycopodium Lycopodiaceae (Clubmoss) Lycopodiales (Clubmosses) Pteridophyta Whorled Sessile Oblong <1" Whole Entire Acute strobile (clubmoss) Solitary Terminal >1" Spore (moss & clubmoss) <1" Yellow Evergreen Clubmoss <1'; >1' Erect