Lycopodium deuterodensum

Common name: 

Bushy Clubmoss

Family: 
Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):

Grampians, Midlands, Otway Range, Eastern Highlands, Gippsland Plain, Gippsland Highlands, Wilsons Promontory, East Gippsland (CDJKNPSTWZ) also SA, Qld, NSW, Tas

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Distribution and ecological preference at Wilsons Promontory (if known):

Heathlands and open forests throughout the Prom1

Flower description:

N/A

Habit:

Terrestrial fern ally with a creeping rhizome2

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

This species differs from Lycopodiella in having branched stems and strobili (cone-like structures) terminating branchlets2

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Conservation status:

Not threatened

References:

1 Meagher, D. and Kohout, M. (2001). “A field guide to Wilsons Promontory”. Oxford University Press, South Melbourne, Vic.
2 Walsh, N. G. and Entwisle, T. J. “Flora of Victoria”, volumes 2 (1994), 3 (1996) and 4 (1999). Inkata Press, Port Melbourne, Victoria