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Lycopodiella inundata (L.) Holub
bog clubmoss (bog club-moss; inundated clubmoss)
Lycopodiaceae (Club-moss family)

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Species Information

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General:
Evergreen perennial from a short rhizome; stems low, creeping, pale grey-green to yellow-green, 3-7 cm long with fertile parts erect.
Leaves:
Narrow, curved, pointed, 5-6 mm long.

Source: The Illustrated Flora of British Columbia

Habitat / Range

Peat bogs, pools in peatland, and lake margins in the lowland and montane zones; frequent in coastal BC, rare in C BC (Wells Grey Park area, upper Adams River); essentially circumpolar, but widely disjunct, N to SE AK, E to NF, and S to MD, VA, MT, and CA; Europe, Japan.

Source: The Illustrated Flora of British Columbia

Ecology

Ecological Framework for Lycopodiella inundata

The table below shows the species-specific information calculated from
original data (BEC database) provided by the BC Ministry of Forests and Range.
(Updated August, 2013)

Site Information
Value / Class

Minimum

Average

Maximum

Elevation (metres) 5 445 1720
Slope Gradient (%) 0 10 40
Aspect (degrees)
[0 - N; 90 - E; 180 - S; 270 - W]
25 189 350
Soil Moisture Regime (SMR)
[0 - very xeric; 4 - mesic;
8 - hydric]
2 6 8
Modal Nutrient Regime
Class
B
Number of field plots
 species was recorded in:
34
Modal BEC Zone Class
CWH
All BEC Zones (# of stations/zone) species was recorded in: BWBS(2), CWH(23), ESSF(1), ICH(3), MH(2), MS(1), SBS(2)

Climate

The climate type for this species, as reported in the: "British Columbia plant species codes and selected attributes. Version 6 Database" (Meidinger et al. 2008), is not evaluated, unknown or variable.

Synonyms and Alternate Names

Lepidotis inundata (L.) C. Borner
Lycopodium inundatum L.

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