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Huperzia appressa [= Huperzia appalachiana, Lycopodium selago var. appressum]

Appalachian Clubmoss, Appalachian Firmoss

Scientific Name:

Huperzia appressa [= Huperzia appalachiana, Lycopodium selago var. appressum]

Common Name:

Appalachian Clubmoss, Appalachian Firmoss

Plant Family

Huperziaceae (Firmoss Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Type:

Fern/Clubmoss/Allies

Habitat Description:

Rock outcrops at high elevations (very rarely at middle elevations), rarely also in seepage or along banks of small streams at high elevations, and in fens (on hummocks) (Weakley 2015).

State Rank:

S2 - 6-20 Extant Populations - Imperiled in NC because of rarity or because of some factor(s) making it very vulnerable to extirpation from NC (*)

Global Rank:

G5 - 1000+ Extant Populations - Demonstrably secure in the world (*)

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


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