Definition of Lycopodium alpinum

1. Noun. A variety of club moss.

Exact synonyms: Alpine Clubmoss
Generic synonyms: Club Moss, Club-moss, Lycopod

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lycopodium Alpinum

Lycium barbarum
Lycium carolinianum
Lycium halimifolium
Lycopersicon esculentum
Lycopersicon esculentum cerasiforme
Lycopodium alopecuroides
Lycopodium alpinum (current term)
Lycopodium clavitum
Lycopodium complanatum
Lycopodium lucidulum
Lycopodium obscurum
Lycopodium selago
Lycopus americanus
Lycopus europaeus
Lycopus virginicus
Lycosa tarentula

Literary usage of Lycopodium alpinum

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1. The British Ferns: Or, Coloured Figures and Descriptions, with the Needful William Jackson Hooker by William Jackson Hooker (1861)
"LYCOPODIUM alpinum; stem elongated, creeping, rooting; primary branches distant or ... Fertile plant of Lycopodium alpinum, Linn.,—the natural size. Fig. 1. ..."

2. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1913)
"Lycopodium alpinum L. Sp. PI. 1104. 1753- Main stem prostrate, creeping (p'-ij0 long) at or near the surface, with numerous ascending freely branched aerial ..."

3. Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy by Royal Irish Academy (1883)
"On the northern faces of cliffs these are, as a rule, confined to a higher zone than the other alpine plants, especially Lycopodium alpinum, which rarely ..."

4. Transactions of the Woolhope Naturalists' Field Club by Woolhope Naturalists' Field Club, Hereford, England, G. H. Jack (1867)
"The Lycopodium alpinum.—the alpine club mosa— was also gathered on thehill The herb ... The crest of the Mynydd itself had only produced Lycopodium alpinum, ..."

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