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Lycopodium clavatum

Lycopodium clavatum L.

Lycopodium clavatum L. var. laurentianum Victorin

Lycopodium clavatum L. var. subremotum Victorin

Lycopodium clavatum L. var. tristachyum Hook.

Common Clubmoss

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
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”
SpeciesclavatumMeans “club-shaped,” referring to the top of the hairs on the inner side of the petals

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Lycopodium clavatum description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 15 Nov 2013.

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Lycopodium clavatum (Common Clubmoss)

8/7/2013 · Amos Kendall Conservation Land, Dunstable, MA
≈ 12 × 10" (31 × 25 cm) ID is uncertain

Lycopodium clavatum (Common Clubmoss)

8/7/2013 · Amos Kendall Conservation Land, Dunstable, MA
≈ 12 × 12" (29 × 31 cm) ID is uncertain

Lycopodium clavatum (Common Clubmoss)

8/7/2013 · Amos Kendall Conservation Land, Dunstable, MA
≈ 7 × 8" (18 × 20 cm) ID is uncertain

Lycopodium clavatum (Common Clubmoss)

8/7/2013 · Amos Kendall Conservation Land, Dunstable, MA
≈ 6 × 8" (14 × 20 cm) ID is uncertain

Lycopodium clavatum (Common Clubmoss)

8/7/2013 · Amos Kendall Conservation Land, Dunstable, MA
≈ 15 × 10" (37 × 25 cm) ID is uncertain

Lycopodium clavatum (Common Clubmoss)

8/7/2013 · Amos Kendall Conservation Land, Dunstable, MA
≈ 9 × 6" (23 × 16 cm) ID is uncertain

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