Black Rock Moss | Appalachian Cove

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Description

Genus Lycopodium

  • Succulent herb
  • Primary moss in succession
  • Rose pink star-like flowers
  • Four petaled flowers in terminal clusters
  • Contains distinct stem with simple leaves
  • Oblong glaucous leaves
  • Fruit is a small capsule
  • Regenerates from almost any fragment
  • Many different species growing on rocks and trees
  • Habitats include cliffs and rocky outcropping

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