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Plant Details

Diphasiastrum digitatum [= Lycopodium digitatum]

Common Running-cedar, Fan Ground-pine

Scientific Name:

Diphasiastrum digitatum [= Lycopodium digitatum]

Common Name:

Common Running-cedar, Fan Ground-pine

Plant Family

Lycopodiaceae (Clubmoss Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Type:

Fern/Clubmoss/Allies

Size in Feet:

1

Light:

Shade

Soil Moisture:

Mesic(*)

Bloom Time:

July - August - September

Bloom Area:

Mountains, Piedmont

Habitat Description:

Dry to mesic, usually acid forests and openings, especially common in disturbed sites, such as successional pine forests.

Notes:

This plant is nearly impossible to transplant.

Plant

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Martha Baskin
Nantahal, NC

Strobili

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Tom Harville
March

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record

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