Diphasiastrum alpinum (L.) Holub
Common Name: ALPINE CLUBMOSS
Synonym: Lycopodium alpinum
Coefficient of Conservatism: 10
Coefficient of Wetness: 3
Wetness Index: FACU
Physiognomy: Nt Fern Al
Status: X
Diphasiastrum alpinum A. A. Reznicek

An arctic-alpine species that is a long distance disjunct to the Lake Superior region, where known only from a single Farwell collection (BLH) gathered in 1895. Farwell notes the habitat as “on shores of Montreal River.”

Drife and Drife (1990) find that this record is not plagued by the inconsistencies or other problems typical of some older Farwell records and tentatively accept it, despite the large disjunction. 

Locations

Keweenaw County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. December 14, 2017. http://www.michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=1641.