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This species is accepted, and its native range is Subarctic & Temp. Northern Hemisphere.
Lycopodium alpinum

Native to:

Alaska, Alberta, Altay, Amur, Austria, Belgium, British Columbia, Bulgaria, Buryatiya, Central European Rus, Chita, Czechoslovakia, East European Russia, Finland, France, Føroyar, Germany, Great Britain, Greenland, Iceland, Idaho, Ireland, Irkutsk, Italy, Japan, Kamchatka, Kazakhstan, Khabarovsk, Korea, Krasnoyarsk, Kuril Is., Labrador, Magadan, Manchuria, Mongolia, Montana, Newfoundland, North European Russi, Northwest Territorie, Norway, Nunavut, Poland, Primorye, Québec, Romania, Sakhalin, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Transcaucasus, Turkey, Tuva, Ukraine, Washington, West Siberia, Yakutskiya, Yugoslavia, Yukon

Lycopodium alpinum L. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Sp. Pl.: 1104 (1753)

Accepted by

  • Chang, C.S., Kim, H. & Chang, K.S. (2014). Provisional checklist of vascular plants for the Korea peninsula flora (KPF): 1-660. DESIGNPOST.
  • Güner, A. (ed.) (2018). Resimli Türkiye Florasi (Illustrated Flora of Turkey) 2: 1-1054. ANG Vakfi/Nezahat Gökyigit Botanik Bahçesi, Istambul.

Not accepted by

  • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). World Ferns: Checklist of Ferns and Lycophytes of the World Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. [Cited as Lycopodium alpinum.]

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Abdulina, S.A. (1999). Spisok Sosudistykn Rastenii Kazakhstana: 1-187. Academy of Sciences, Almaty, Kazakhstan.
  • Cherepanov, S. K. (ed.) (1981). Sosudistye Rasteniia SSSR 1: 1-509. Nauka, Leningradskoe Otdelenie.
  • Krasnoborov, I.M. (ed.) (2000). Flora of Siberia 1: 1-189. Scientific Publishers, Inc., Enfield, Plymouth.
  • Stace, C. (2019). New Flora of the British Isles ed. 4: 1-1266. C & M Floristics.

Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

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