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Lycopodium

 

Club Moss

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae (from Stearn’s Botanical Latin)
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionLycopodiophytaAncient plants that have only a single vein per leaf, limiting size
ClassLycopodiopsida“Fern allies”—clubmosses and firmosses
OrderLycopodialesLycopodiums
FamilyLycopodiaceaeLycopodiums, clubmosses
GenusLycopodiumFrom Greek lukos, “wolf,” and podion, “foot”

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Lycopodium description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 2 Jan 2012.

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Lycopodium (Club Moss)

Club Moss (Lycopodium) · 8/3/2009 · 111 Near 119, Pepperell, MA
≈ 9 × 6" (22 × 15 cm) Species not yet identified

Lycopodium (Club Moss)

Club Moss (Lycopodium) · 8/3/2009 · 111 Near 119, Pepperell, MA
≈ 10 × 8" (25 × 19 cm) Species not yet identified