Lycopodium sabinaefolium var. sitchense (Rupr.) Fern.
FamilyLycopodiaceae — APG family: Lycopodiaceae
SynonymsLycopodium sitchense Rupr., Diphasium sitchense (Rupr.) Love & Love., Lycopodium sabinaefolium subsp. sitchense (Rupr.) Calder & Taylor
DescriptionStem creeping in surface of soil, elongate, light-colored; branches erect or ascend- ing, densely branching, cylindrical; leaves uniform, with the free tips usually longer than adnate portion; spikes sessile, at ends of elongate branches.
EcologyMountain slopes, from lowlands to alpine zone. L. sabinaefolium described from Canada, var. sitchense from Sitka. Circumpolar map indicates range of entire spe- cies complex.
Similar to L. alpinum, but lacking the row of trowel-shaped leaves characteristic of that species.
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.