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Diphasiastrum digitatum (Dillenius ex A. Braun) Holub. Southern Running-Cedar, Common Running-Cedar, Fan Ground-Pine, Turkeyfoot, Silver-pine. Phen: Jul-Sep. Hab: Dry to mesic, usually acid forests and openings, especially common in disturbed sites, such as successional pine forests. Dist: NL (Newfoundland) west to MN, south to SC, GA, AL, MS, and AR.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Taxonomy Comments: Hickey & Beitel (1979) and Holub (1975a, 1975b) explain the nomenclatural reasons for accepting the epithet ‘digitatum’ over ‘flabelliforme’.

Synonymy: = Ar, FNA2, Il, K3, K4, NE, NY, Pa, Tn, Va, Haines (2003a); = Lycopodium complanatum L. var. flabelliforme Fernald – F, G, Tat; = Lycopodium digitatum Dill. ex A.Braun – C, K1, Mo1, W; = Lycopodium flabelliforme (Fernald) Blanch. – Md, RAB, Sf, WV, Wilce (1965); < Lycopodium complanatum L. – S13

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