Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Palhinhaea cernua (Linnaeus) Vasconcellos & Franco. Nodding Clubmoss, Staghorn Clubmoss. Phen: Jun-Nov. Hab: Wet savannas, ditches and other disturbed moist areas. Dist: E. SC south to s. FL, west to s. AR and e. TX; Neotropics; Paleotropics.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: = Ar, ETx1, FNA2, TxFerns, Øllgaard, Kessler, & Smith (2018); = Lycopodiella cernua – Fl1, Meso1, WH3; = Lycopodium cernuum – Sf; > Lycopodiella cernua var. cernua – K1; > Palhinhaea cernua var. cernua – K3, K4

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