Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


Because of technology changes and personnel changes at UWSP and the Wisconsin State Herbarium, the database of plant species housed at this site was merged with the database from the OLD WisFlora website to create a new Flora of Wisconsin website at Currently we are encouraging all Wisplant viewers to begin using the Flora of Wisconsin website as soon as possible. Wisplants will remain operational through July 13th. After that date, all traffic to Wisplants will be redirected to the Flora of Wisconsin website.

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  Huperzia selago (L.) Bernh. ex Mart. & Schrank image
Photographer: Matt Bushman           

Botanical Illustration

Dennis W. Woodland

Emmet J. Judziewicz

Emmet J. Judziewicz

Joshua A. Horky

Matt Bushman

Matt Bushman

Family Lycopodiaceae
Huperzia selago (L.) Bernh. ex Mart. & Schrank
fir club-moss, northern fir-moss
Huperzia: for Johann Peter Huperz, early 19th century German botanist and fern specialist
selago: ancient name for Lycopodium selago
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Status: Special Concern
Plant: perennial fern ally
Habitat: wet sand and conifer swamps

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Huperzia selago (L.) Bernh. ex Mart. & Schrank var. selago
Lycopodium selago L.
Lycopodium selago L. var. selago
Plananthus selago (L.) P.Beauv.
Urostachys selago (L.) Herter ex Nessel

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