Vascular Plants of North Carolina
Account for Braun's Spikemoss - Lycopodioides braunii   (Baker) Kuntze
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Section 1 » Family Selaginellaceae
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Author(Baker) Kuntze
DistributionA single collection: New Hanover County, Wilmington, lawn of abandoned house, Front Street. Collected in 1970. Apparently escaped from some garden here or nearby.

Native of China; scattered records in the U.S.
AbundanceVery rare; perhaps no longer extant.
IdentificationIt is unlike our other members of the family in having erect stems potentially up to 3 feet tall; however, NC material when collected had stems only 8 inches or less. It grew from a horizontal subsurface stem.
Taxonomic CommentsFormerly treated as Selaginella braunii.

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