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This species is accepted, and its native range is Subarctic America to U.S.A.
Lycopodium obscurum

Native to:

Alabama, Alaska, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Québec, Rhode I., South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin

Lycopodium obscurum L. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1980 Jacobs, M. [7305], Philippines K000398318

First published in Sp. Pl.: 1102 (1753)

Accepted by

  • Cherepanov, S. K. (ed.) (1981). Sosudistye Rasteniia SSSR 1: 1-509. Nauka, Leningradskoe Otdelenie.
  • 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.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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

Kew Science Photographs
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