Black Rock Moss | Forty Acre Rock (S.C.)

• 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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