Taxon  Report   5246 
Lycopodium clavatum  L.
Running clubmoss,  Running pine
Lycopodium clavatum
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Lycopodium clavatum
© 2008 Zoya Akulova
Lycopodium clavatum, a pteridophyte, is a fern (rhizomatous) that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 4.1 (limited distribution).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Lycopodium clavatum
© 2010 Louis-M. Landry
Family: LYCOPODIACEAE  
Genus: Lycopodium
Communities:
Douglas-Fir Forest, Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian
Habitat: freshwater-marsh [CNPS Inventory]
Wetlands:Equally likely to occur in wetlands or non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Lycopodium clavatum var. laurentianum
PLANTS: Lycopodium clavatum var. subremotum
PLANTS: Lycopodium clavatum var. tristachyum
More information about  Lycopodium clavatum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (LYCL)

Original Publication citation (ITIS)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: May 06, 2016).

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