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Running Clubmoss Lycopodium clavatum

Phonetic Spelling
ly-koh-POH-de-um KLAV-ah-tum
Description

Running Clubmoss is a native fern-like pernnial in the club moss family.

Habitat: Openings, balds, roadbanks, open forests

See this plant in the following landscape:
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#native perennials#NC native#fern-like#food source summer#food source herbage#Coastal FAC#Piedmont Mountains FAC#mammals#audubon
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#native perennials#NC native#fern-like#food source summer#food source herbage#Coastal FAC#Piedmont Mountains FAC#mammals#audubon
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Lycopodium
    Species:
    clavatum
    Family:
    Lycopodiaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Perennial
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Temperate Northern Hemisphere
    Wildlife Value:
    This plant attracts mammals.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Native Plant
    Perennial
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Deep shade (Less than 2 hours to no direct sunlight)
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
    Soil Texture:
    Sand
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    Moist
    NC Region:
    Mountains
  • Fruit:
    Display/Harvest Time:
    Summer
    Fruit Description:
    Spores display from July to September.
  • Flowers:
    Flower Description:
    No flowers, spores
  • Leaves:
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Theme:
    Native Garden
    Attracts:
    Small Mammals