Foxtail clubmoss is endangered in Connecticut.
- Synonyms: Lycopodium alopecuroides
- Family: clubmoss (Lycopodiaceae)
- Habitat: bogs, marshes, wet ditches
- Height: 4 to 12 inches
- Location of spores: in bushy strobili at the top of the vertical stems
- Persistence: deciduous
- Origin: native
Foxtail clubmoss growing in a sphagnum bog. Note how the horizontal stem arches above the ground. This helps distinguish foxtail clubmoss from other clubmosses. Photographed in Burlington County, New Jersey in mid-August.
Photographed in Burlington County, New Jersey in mid-August.
A young stem of foxtail clubmoss, before the bushy strobilus has emerged. Photographed in southern New Jersey in late June.