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  Diphasiastrum tristachyum (Pursh) Holub image
Photographer: Emmet J. Judziewicz           
Family Lycopodiaceae
Diphasiastrum tristachyum (Pursh) Holub
blue ground-cedar, ground-cedar club-moss, northern ground-pine
Diphasiastrum: From the genus Diphasium and astrum for "incomplete resemblance;" so "false Diphasium"
tristachyum: tri for "3;" stachys for "spike or ear of corn"
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Status: Native
Plant: perennial fern ally
Habitat: coniferous woods

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Diphasium chamicyparissus (A.Braun) A.Löve & D.Löve
Diphasium complanatum (L.) Rothm. subsp. chamicyparissus (A.Braun) Kukkonen
Diphasium tristachyum (Pursh) Rothm.
Lycopodium chamicyparissus A.Braun
Lycopodium complanatum L. subsp. chamicyparissus (A.Braun) Nyman
Lycopodium complanatum L. var. chamicyparissus (A.Braun) Döll
Lycopodium complanatum L. var. patentifolium Spring
Lycopodium tristachyum Pursh

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