OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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Most habitat and range descriptions were obtained from Weakley's Flora.

Your search found 3 taxa in the family Huperziaceae, Firmoss family, as understood by Weakley's Flora.

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Shining Clubmoss, Shining Firmoss

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Huperzia lucidula   FAMILY: Huperziaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Huperzia lucidula   FAMILY: Lycopodiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lycopodium lucidulum 003-01-001   FAMILY: Lycopodiaceae

 

Habitat: Moist forests and ravines

Common in Mountains (uncommon to rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC)

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Appalachian Firmoss, Appalachian Fir-clubmoss

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Huperzia appressa   FAMILY: Huperziaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Huperzia appalachiana   FAMILY: Lycopodiaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lycopodium selago 003-01-002   FAMILY: Lycopodiaceae

 

Habitat: 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)

Rare

Native to North Carolina & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Rock Clubmoss, Rock Firmoss

Weakley's Flora: (4/24/22) Huperzia porophila   FAMILY: Huperziaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Huperzia porophila   FAMILY: Lycopodiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Lycopodium porophilum 003-01-003   FAMILY: Lycopodiaceae

 

Habitat: Rock outcrops and cliffs, especially in the spray of waterfalls, at low to medium elevations, usually on sandstone or felsic metamorphic or metaigneous rocks (acidic schists, gneisses, granitic gneisses), and most characteristically on ledges or in crevices in overhung settings along the cliff face where the plants receive little or no direct sunlight

Rare

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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