Lycopodiella alopecuroides (Linnaeus) Cranfill
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Lycopodiella alopecuroides
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Lycopodiella alopecuroides
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Lycopodiella alopecuroides

Lycopodiella alopecuroides
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Lycopodiella alopecuroides

Lycopodiella alopecuroides
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Lycopodiella alopecuroides

Lycopodiella alopecuroides
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Lycopodiella alopecuroides

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Lycopodiella alopecuroides (L.) Cranfill
foxtail clubmoss

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General Information
Symbol: LYAL5
Group: Lycopod
Family: Lycopodiaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit : Forb/herb
Subshrub
Native Status : L48   N
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Synonyms

Symbol Scientific Name
LEAL10 Lepidotis alopecuroides (L.) Rothm.
LYAL2 Lycopodium alopecuroides L.
LYINA Lycopodium inundatum L. var. alopecuroides (L.) Tuck.

Classification

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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Division Lycopodiophyta – Lycopods
Class Lycopodiopsida
Order Lycopodiales
Family Lycopodiaceae – Club-moss family
Genus Lycopodiella Holub – clubmoss
Species Lycopodiella alopecuroides (L.) Cranfill – foxtail clubmoss

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Legal Status

Threatened and Endangered Information:
This plant is listed by the U.S. federal government or a state. Common names are from state and federal lists. Click on a place name to get a complete protected plant list for that location.
Connecticut Lycopodium alopecuroides
foxtail clubmoss Special Concern
Massachusetts foxtail clubmoss Endangered
New York foxtail clubmoss Exploitably Vulnerable
Pennsylvania foxtail clubmoss Endangered
Rhode Island foxtail clubmoss Endangered
Tennessee foxtail clubmoss Threatened

Wetland Status

Interpreting Wetland Status

North America
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain OBL
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont FACW
Great Plains OBL
Northcentral & Northeast FACW

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USF Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants (LYAL5)
University of Tennessee Herbarium (Distribution) (LYAL5)

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4. Lycopodiella alopecuroides (Linnaeus) Cranfill, Amer. Fern J. 71: 97. 1981.

Foxtail bog club-moss

Lycopodium alopecuroides Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 2: 1102. 1753

Horizontal stems strongly arching, 5--40 X 0.8--1.1 cm, rooting at tip; stems (excluding leaves) 2--4 mm diam.; leaves monomorphic, spreading to ascending, 5--7 X 0.5--0.7 mm, marginal teeth 1--7 per side. Peduncles 1--3 per plant, 6--30 X 0.2--0.3 cm; strobilus 1/3--1/7 total length; leaves spreading to ascending, 6--7 X 0.3--0.5 mm, marginal teeth 1--10 per side. Strobili 20--60 X 12--20 mm. Sporophylls wide-spreading, 6--7 X 0.5--0.9 mm, marginal teeth 1--5 per side in proximal 1/2. 2 n = 156.

Bogs, marshes, ditches, borrow pits; 0--600 m; Ala., Ark., Conn., Del., Fla., Ga., Ky., La., Md., Mass., Miss., N.J., N.Y., N.C., Pa., R.I., S.C., Tex., Va.; West Indies in Cuba.

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