Taxon  Report   5245    
Lycopodiella inundata  (L.) Holub
Bog club moss,  Inundated clubmoss
Lycopodiella inundata
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California
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Lycopodiella inundata
© 2012 Phil Pullen
Lycopodiella inundata
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California
Lycopodiella inundata, a pteridophyte, is a fern (rhizomatous) that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
also called Lycopodium inundatum
California Rare Plant Rank: 2B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Lycopodiella inundata
© 2015 Greg O'Connell
Genus: Lycopodiella
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Northern Coastal Scrub, Freshwater Wetlands

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: lake-margins, bogs/fens, edges, coastal

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Lepidotis inundata
CNPS + PLANTS: Lycopodium inundatum
More information about  Lycopodiella inundata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 23, 2019).