Flora of the Southeastern United States
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Lycopodiella alopecuroides (Linnaeus) Cranfill. Foxtail Bog-Clubmoss. Phen: Jul-Sep. Hab: Pine savannas, seepages, wet pine flatwoods, wet prairies, bogs, ditches, and other wet, sandy sites. Dist: Primarily Southeastern Coastal Plain: se. MA south to FL and west to e. TX, and disjunct in the Cumberland Plateau of KY, TN, and VA, the Allegheny Mountains of WV (Morton et al. 2004), the e. Highland Rim of TN, and in ME (Haines 2001); s. Mexico south through Central America to n. South America; Cuba.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: = Ar, ETx1, Fl1, FNA2, K1, K3, K4, Meso1, NE, NY, Pa, Tn, TxFerns, Va, WH3, Haines (2002a); = Lycopodium alopecuroides – C, F, G, Md, Sf, W; = Lycopodium alopecuroides var. alopecuroides – Tx; < Lycopodium alopecuroides – RAB

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