Flora of the Southeastern United States
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Lycopodium Linnaeus. Running Clubmoss.

Key to Lycopodium

A genus of 5-10 species, mainly temperate and subarctic (but L. clavatum on nearly all continents). The fractionation of Lycopodium has resulted in the creation of more natural genera, more comparable to those in other groups of plants.

Ref: Haines (2002b); Haines (2003a); Hickey (1977); Øllgaard & Windisch (2014); Øllgaard In Kramer & Green (1990); Rumsey (2007); Wagner & Beitel (1993) In Flora of North America Editorial Committee (1993b); Wagner, Beitel, & Moran (1989); Zhang & Iwatsuki in FoC (2013). Show full citations.

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