Connecticut Plants
Bog Clubmoss
Lycopodiella inundata (L.) Holub
  • Synonyms: Lycopodium inundatum L.
  • Family: clubmoss (Lycopodiaceae)
  • Habitat: shaded bogs, marshes, sandy ditches
  • Height: 1 to 3.5 inches
  • Location of spores: in strobili at the top of vertical stems
  • Persistence: deciduous
  • Origin: native

Photographed in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania in late July.

Close-up of two vertical stems. The strobili (spore-bearing structures) are the bushy parts at the top of the stems.