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Chinese Clubmoss - Huperzia miyoshiana
Other Names:  Lycopodium selago ssp. chinense, Huperzia selago ssp. chinensis, Huperzia chinensis

Status Under Review

Global Rank: G4
State Rank: S2S3
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State Rank Reason (see State Rank above)
11 collections at MONTU from 3 western Montana counties.
 
General Description
Shoots to 20 cm. Leaves 3–7 mm long, entire, spreading to ascending, light to dark, lustrous. Gemmae in 2 to 3 whorls at end of annual growth or absent. This description is that given by Lesica for Huperzia miyoshiana (Makino) Ching (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Range Comments
In MT only known from Flathead, Missoula and Ravalli counties; AK to NL, south to WA, ID, MT; Japan, Siberia, Korea (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Habitat
Forest (spruce), thickets, streambanks, fens; valleys to lower subalpine (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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