Running Ground-Pine (Lycopodium clavatum)
Running Ground-Pine Species Description
This species is native to North America north of Mexico.
Allergenicity: Running Ground-Pine (Lycopodium clavatum) is a moderate allergen.
Pollination: Occurs in following seasons depending on latitude and elevation: Spring.
Fern: Any of a group of some twenty thousand species of vascular plants classified in the Division Pteridophyta (formerly known by some as Filicophyta) that lacks seeds and reproduces by shedding spores to initiate an alternation of generations.
Tree: A large plant, not exactly defined, but typically over four meters in height, a single trunk which grows in girth with age and branches (which also grow in circumference with age).
Shrub: A woody plant smaller than a tree, and usually with several stems from the same root.
Perennial: Living for many years.
Wetland Plant: Plants growing in aquatic or wetland habitats. These include all known floating, submerged, and emergent taxa, plus those that are found in permanently or seasonally wet habitats.
Evergreen: Retaining leaves throughout the year including changing seasons.
Herbaceous Stem: Not woody, lacking lignified tissues.
Running Ground-Pine Species Usage
Pharmacological: Used in medicine or pharmacological research.
More Running Ground-Pine (Lycopodium clavatum) imagesby Jessie M. Harris from BONAP