Lycopodium obscurum var. dendroideum (Michx.) D. C. Eat.
FamilyLycopodiaceae — APG family: Lycopodiaceae
SynonymsLycopodium dendroideum Michx.
Common nameground pine, tree club moss
DescriptionSubterranean, creeping, rhizome-like stem with scattered, upright, treelike branches, rounded in outline; leaves linear-attenuate; more or less spreading.
EcologyWoods, open places, margins of bogs in lowlands. L. obscurum described from Phlladelphla var. dendroideum from Canada, New England, and mountains of Carolina.
The typical L. obscurum, which does not occur in the area of interest here, has flattened branches with more appressed leaves, In much of the range shown on the circumpolar map, the two types occur together.
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.