Taxon: Lycopodium clavatum L.

 
Genus: Lycopodium
Family: Lycopodiaceae
  Subfamily: Lycopodioideae
Nomen number: 431024
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:1101. 1753
Name Verified on: 24-Feb-2003 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 24-Feb-2003
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Africa

    • East Tropical Africa: Tanzania; Uganda
    • South Tropical Africa: Malawi
    • West-Central Tropical Africa: Burundi; Rwanda; Zaire
    • Western Indian Ocean: Madagascar
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Caucasus: Georgia
    • China: China - Jilin, - Yunnan
    • Eastern Asia: Japan - Hokkaido, - Honshu, - Kyushu, - Shikoku; Taiwan
    • Russian Far East: Russian Federation - Khabarovsk, - Primorye, - Amur, - Kamchatka, - Magadan, - Chukchi, - Sakhalin
    • Siberia: Russian Federation - Buryatia, - Gorno-Altay, - Tuva, - Yakutia-Sakha, - Krasnoyarsk, - Chita, - Irkutsk, - Tyumen
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indo-China: Thailand; Vietnam
  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Belarus; Estonia; Russian Federation - Karelia, - Murmansk, - Nenets; Ukraine
    • Middle Europe: Austria; Belgium; Czech Republic; Germany; Hungary; Netherlands; Poland; Slovakia; Switzerland
    • Northern Europe: Denmark; Finland; Iceland; Norway; Sweden; United Kingdom
    • Southeastern Europe: Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Croatia; Italy; Montenegro; Romania; Serbia; Slovenia
    • Southwestern Europe: France; Portugal; Spain
  • Northern America

    • Eastern Canada: Canada - New Brunswick, - Newfoundland, - Nova Scotia, - Ontario, - Prince Edward Island, - Quebec
    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois, - Iowa, - Minnesota, - Wisconsin
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, - Indiana, - Maine, - Massachusetts, - Michigan, - New Hampshire, - New Jersey, - New York, - Ohio, - Pennsylvania, - Rhode Island, - Vermont, - West Virginia
    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Idaho, - Montana, - Oregon, - Washington
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Delaware, - Georgia, - Kentucky, - Maryland, - North Carolina, - South Carolina, - Tennessee
    • Southern Mexico: Mexico - Chiapas, - Hidalgo, - Michoacan, - Oaxaca, - Veracruz
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - California
    • Subarctic America: Canada - Northwest Territory, - Yukon Territory; Greenland; United States - Alaska
    • Western Canada: Canada - Alberta, - British Columbia, - Manitoba, - Saskatchewan
  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil
    • Caribbean: Cuba; Guadeloupe; Hispaniola; Jamaica; Martinique; St. Kitts and Nevis
    • Central America: Costa Rica; El Salvador; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama
    • Northern South America: Guyana; Venezuela
    • Southern South America: Paraguay
    • Western South America: Bolivia; Colombia; Ecuador; Peru

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