Lycopodiaceae - clubmoss family
Species that grow without cultivation on Mount Desert Island

compiled by the
Champlain Project - P. O. Box 55 - Bass Harbor, Maine  04653
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(updated 7 April 2017)


Lycopodiaceae - clubmoss family
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Mount Desert Island is home to 8 species and 1 hybrid in 5 genera. Click on a link below or scroll down for more information.
   Dendrolycopodium (2 species)
      Dendrolycopodium dendroideum - prickly tree-clubmoss (occasional1)
      Dendrolycopodium obscurum - flat-branched tree-clubmoss (occasional)
   Diphasiastrum (2 species)
      Diphasiastrum digitatum - southern ground-cedar (uncommon)
      Diphasiastrum tristachyum - blue ground-cedar (uncommon)
   Lycopodiella (1 species, 1 hybrid)
      Lycopodiella x gilmanii - L. appressa x L. inundata (rare)
      Lycopodiella inundata - northern bog clubmoss (uncommon)
   Lycopodium (2 species)
      Lycopodium clavatum - common clubmoss (occasional)
      Lycopodium lagopus - one-cone clubmoss (uncommon)
   Spinulum (1 species)
      Spinulum annotinum - interrupted clubmoss (uncommon)






Dendrolycopodium (tree-clubmoss)
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Dendrolycopodium dendroideum (prickly tree-clubmoss) - [information to be added]
   
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Dendrolycopodium obscurum (flat-branched tree-clubmoss) - [information to be added]

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Diphasiastrum (ground-cedar)
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Diphasiastrum digitatum (southern ground-cedar) - [information to be added]

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Diphasiastrum tristachyum (southern ground-cedar) - [information to be added]


Lycopodiella (ground-cedar)
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Lycopodiella x gilmanii (L. appressa x L. inundata) - [information to be added]

Lycopodiella inundata (northern bog clubmoss) - [information to be added]


Lycopodium (a clubmoss)
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Lycopodium clavatum (common clubmoss) - [information to be added]

Lycopodium lagopus (one-cone clubmoss) - [information to be added]


Spinulum (a clubmoss)
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Spinulum annotinum (interrupted clubmoss) - [information to be added]


Note:
   1Frequency designations are from the book The Plants of Acadia National Park by Glen H. Mittelhauser, Linda L. Gregory, Sally C. Rooney, and Jill E. Weber (2010, University of Maine Press, ISBN 978-0-89101-120-0).