Taxon: Lycopodium obscurum L.

 
Genus: Lycopodium
Family: Lycopodiaceae
Nomen number: 407096
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:1102. 1753
Name Verified on: 09-Dec-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 18-Jul-2007
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • flat-branch tree club-moss  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • ground-pine  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • princess-pine  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • lycopode foncé  (Source: F NAmer) - French

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; China FlEncy)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • Eastern Asia: Japan
    • Russian Far East: Russian Federation - Kamchatka
  • Northern America

    • Eastern Canada: Canada - Quebec, - Nova Scotia, - Ontario, - New Brunswick
    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Wisconsin
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, - Maine, - Massachusetts, - Michigan, - New Hampshire, - New Jersey, - New York, - Ohio, - Pennsylvania, - Rhode Island, - Vermont
    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Idaho, - Washington
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - New Mexico
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Delaware, - Kentucky, - Maryland, - North Carolina, - Tennessee, - Virginia
    • Subarctic America: Greenland; United States - Alaska

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

  • Czerepanov, S. K. Vascular plants of Russia and adjacent states (the former USSR). 1995 (L USSR)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer) 2:28.
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Iwatsuki, K. et al. Flora of Japan. 1993- (F Japan)
  • Lyke, J. Appendix D. Medicinal plants native to the United States: indicators of rarity and threat. 2001 (Med Pl Native US)
  • Moerman, D. Native American ethnobotany, ed. 5. 1998 (Nat Amer Ethnobot)
  • Zhong Guo & Hua Jing China floral encyclopaedia. 1993 (China FlEncy)

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