Diphasiastrum digitatum (A. Braun) Holub
Common Name: GROUND-CEDAR
Synonym: Lycopodium digitatum
Coefficient of Conservatism: 3
Coefficient of Wetness: 5
Wetness Index: UPL
Physiognomy: Nt Fern Al

The commonest clubmoss in southern Michigan occurring in a wide range of habitats such as fields, open forests, thickets, etc., usually in somewhat moist, acidic, often sandy soils.

Forming extensive mats from rhizomes at or near the soil surface. Known in older literature as Lycopodium flabelliforme or L. complanatum var. flabelliforme.

Locations

Alcona County
Alger County
Allegan County
Alpena County
Barry County
Benzie County
Berrien County
Calhoun County
Cass County
Chippewa County
    Including Drummond Island
Clare County
Crawford County
Delta County
Eaton County
Genesee County
Gogebic County
Gratiot County
Hillsdale County
Houghton County
Huron County
Ingham County
Iron County
Jackson County
Kalamazoo County
Kent County
Keweenaw County
Lake County
Leelanau County
Lenawee County
Livingston County
Luce County
Mackinac County
Marquette County
Mason County
Mecosta County
Menominee County
Midland County
Monroe County
Montcalm County
Newaygo County
Oakland County
Oceana County
Ontonagon County
Ottawa County
Saginaw County
Sanilac County
Schoolcraft County
St. Clair County
Tuscola County
Van Buren County
Washtenaw County
Wayne County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. December 17, 2017. http://www.michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=1643.