Lycopodium inundatum L.
FamilyLycopodiaceae — APG family: Lycopodiaceae
SynonymsLepidotis inundata (L.) Borner.
DescriptionHorizontal stem 5-10 cm. long, rooting at intervals and at tip, strongly anchored in ground, simple or branched, covered with upturned leaves. Fertile stem usually solitary in Alaskan specimens; vegetative and fertile leaves similar, soft, of yellowish-green color; spikes short, 1-2 cm long, erect.
EcologyBogs and wet shores in lowlands. Described from Europe. Barely reaches southern tip of Alaska, but is apparently not rare there.
Hultén's Flora About

This is a digital representation of Eric Hultén’s ‘Flora of Alaska and Neighboring Territories: A Manual of the Vascular Plants’, which was published by Stanford University Press in 1968. The book was digitized by C. Webb (at UAMN) as part of the Flora of Alaska project, with funding by the US NSF (Grant 1759964 to Ickert-Bond & Webb), and with permission of Stanford University Press. Data and images © 1968 Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Jr. Univ. Usage licence: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0. NB: You may find OCR errors; please refer to the hard-copy if in doubt.