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Clubmoss

Lycopodium clavatum

Description:

small low lying, multi-branched plant

Habitat:

spotted on damp rocks near waterfall

Notes:

Interesting, if not ironic, that the spores of this little fern were once used as 'flash powder' in early photography.

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3 Comments

achmmad
achmmad 8 years ago

You're welcome! I do so, Noah give me tons of new knowledge.

auntnance123
auntnance123 8 years ago

Thank you, AchmmadMWY ! That made for quite an interesting morning of reading. Learning something new everyday.

achmmad
achmmad 8 years ago

Yep, you're right autnance! This distinctive appearance always be Lycopodium, but I just know that its a L. clavatum. May be the species can be different,

auntnance123
Spotted by
auntnance123

Cartago, Costa Rica

Spotted on Dec 28, 2011
Submitted on Feb 18, 2012

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