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Interrupted Clubmoss

Lycopodiella annotina

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Plant Data

Order:
Lycopodiales
Family:
Lycopodiaceae (Clubmoss)
Type:
Clubmoss
Maximum Size:
2 metres spread
Habitats:
Woodland.
Flower:
Clubmosses do not produce flowers.
Fruit:
Solitary, unstalked cones at the ends of the stems. Spores are produced in August and September.
Leaves:
The stems are long and creeping. The ends of the stems are erect (up to 20cm tall). The leaves are finely toothed and spirally arranged.
Frequency (UK):
Unusual  
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