crowfoot club-moss, southern ground-cedar, southern running-pine, trailing ground-pine
[Lycopodium complanatum var. flabelliforme L., more...]
Etymology: Diphasiastrum: From the genus Diphasium and astrum for "incomplete resemblance;" so "false Diphasium"
Plants: perennial fern ally
Habitat: woods and open woodlands
Conservation Status: Native
Flora of North America: Flora of North America Floristic Rating: Coefficient of Conservatism = 6 USDA Plants Database: Federal Distribution and detailed information including photos University of Wisconsin - Green Bay: Fern & Fern Allies: Photos, descriptions, information Dan Tenaglia's The Missouri Flora: Fabulous photographs; detailed descriptions; color and leave arrangement key.