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Lycopodiella caroliniana (L.) Pic. Serm.
Slender club-moss

Lycopodiella caroliniana
Copyright by: Gil Nelson

Family: Lycopodiaceae

Group: Pteridophyte

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Eastern and southeastern United States; var. meridionale occurs in the West Indies, Central America and South America; var. mesetarum occurs in South America; var. tuberosum occurs in the Old World.

Map of Florida Locations

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Critically Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

Other data on Lycopodiella caroliniana available from :

Lycopodiella caroliniana has been found in the following 6 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Danforth Present Native
Grassy Waters Preserve Assumed to be Present Native
Hawk's Hammock Park Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Loxahatchee Slough Natural Area Assumed to be Present Native
Pond Cypress Natural Area Assumed to be Present Native

Lycopodiella caroliniana has been found in the following 3 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Collier County Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated
Martin County Native
Palm Beach County Native

Lycopodiella caroliniana has been found in the following 2 habitats :
Disturbed Wetland
Wet Flatwoods

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Lycopodiella caroliniana
Copyright by: Gil Nelson