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Huperzia appalachiana Growing on a north-facing talus slope in mosses and well-decomposed wood. Geotagged,Huperzia appalachiana,Minnesota,Spring,United States,clubmoss,talus slope Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Huperzia appalachiana

Growing on a north-facing talus slope in mosses and well-decomposed wood.

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Shoots erect, determinate, 6--10 cm, clustered to rarely shortly decumbent, decumbent portion to 1 cm; leaves in mature distal portion markedly smaller than leaves in juvenile proximal portion; annual constrictions absent; juvenile growth erect. Leaves ascending to spreading (juvenile portion) or ascending to appressed (mature portion), green to yellow-green, not lustrous; leaves in juvenile portion narrowly triangular, 4--6 mm, widest at base; leaves in mature portion narrowly triangular, 2--3.5.. more

Similar species: Lycopodiales
Species identified by Gary B
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By Gary B

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Uploaded Jun 1, 2019. Captured May 28, 2019 09:03 in Superior Hiking Trail Leveaux Mountain Loop, Tofte, MN 55615, USA.
  • SAMSUNG-SM-G930A
  • f/1.7
  • 1/60s
  • ISO64
  • 4.2mm