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Selaginella

Common name: Spikemoss.
There are three species of Selaginella native to Wisconsin. These are:
  1. Selaginella eclipes, Hidden Spikemoss (USDA), native to Waukesha County, Habitat: Dry Prairie to Swamp and Bog, Coefficient of Conservatism = 7
  2. Selaginella rupestris, Northern Selaginella (USDA), native to Waukesha County, Habitat: Moist Sandy Prairie to Oak Savanna, Coefficient of Conservatism = 7
  3. Selaginella selaginoides, Club Spikemoss (USDA), Endangered in Wisconsin, native to Door County, Habitat: Moist Sand Dunes to Sphagnum Bog, Coefficient of Conservatism = 10


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Waukesha County Clubmoss

Common name: Clubmoss.
There are four genera of Clubmoss native to Wisconsin: Diphasiastrum, Huperzia, Lycopodiella, and Lycopodium. Of these, only one species is native to Waukesha County:
  1. Huperzia lucidula, Shining Clubmoss (USDA), Habitat: Boreal Forest to Bog, Coefficient of Conservatism = 7

Door County Clubmoss

Common name: Clubmoss.
There are several species of Clubmoss native to Door County:
  1. Diphasiastrum complanatum, Groundcedar (USDA), Habitat: Boreal Forest, Coefficient of Conservatism = 7
  2. Diphasiastrum digitatum, Fan Clubmoss (USDA), Habitat: Boreal Forest, Coefficient of Conservatism = 6
  3. Diphasiastrum tristachyum, Deeproot Clubmoss (USDA), Habitat: Boreal Forest, Coefficient of Conservatism = 7
  4. Huperzia lucidula, Shining Clubmoss (USDA), Habitat: Boreal Forest to Bog, Coefficient of Conservatism = 7
  5. Lycopodium annotinum, Stiff Clubmoss (USDA), Habitat: Bog, Coefficient of Conservatism = 7
  6. Lycopodium clavatum, Running Clubmoss (USDA), Habitat: Boreal Forest, Coefficient of Conservatism = 6
  7. Lycopodium dendroideum, Tree Groundpine (USDA), Habitat: Boreal Forest, Coefficient of Conservatism = 7
  8. Lycopodium obscurum, Rare Clubmoss (USDA), Habitat: Boreal Forest, Coefficient of Conservatism = 7


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Other Plants

Common name: Moss.
Little is documented about mosses native to Wisconsin.
  1. Aulacomnium palustre, Ribbed Bog Moss (WI), Aulacomnium Moss (USDA), Habitat: Boreal Forest to Bog (guessing). Observations by Door County hikers, "ribbed bog moss generally grows in bogs, directly on peat and occassionally on downed bark."


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