Diphasiastrum tristachyum (Pursh) Holub
Common Name: GROUND-CEDAR
Synonym: Lycopodium tristachyum
Coefficient of Conservatism: 7
Coefficient of Wetness: 5
Wetness Index: UPL
Physiognomy: Nt Fern Al

 

A common species of dry, usually sandy fields and dry ± open forests.

The stiffly upright habit and more blue green color usually suffice to allow open grown plants to be recognized in the field at a glance. Shaded plants are more difficult to distinguish.

Locations

Alcona County
Alger County
Allegan County
Alpena County
Antrim County
Baraga County
Barry County
Benzie County
Berrien County
Charlevoix County
    Including Beaver Island
Cheboygan County
Chippewa County
Clare County
Crawford County
Delta County
Dickinson County
Emmet County
Gladwin County
Grand Traverse County
Houghton County
Huron County
Ingham County
Iosco County
Iron County
Isabella County
Jackson County
Kalamazoo County
Kalkaska County
Kent County
Keweenaw County
    Including Isle Royale
Lake County
Leelanau County
    Including Manitou Islands
Luce County
Mackinac County
    Including Bois Blanc, Mackinac, Round Islands
Manistee County
Marquette County
Mason County
Menominee County
Midland County
Missaukee County
Monroe County
Montmorency County
Muskegon County
Newaygo County
Oceana County
Ogemaw County
Ontonagon County
Oscoda County
Otsego County
Ottawa County
Presque Isle County
Roscommon County
Saginaw County
Sanilac County
Schoolcraft County
St. Clair County
Tuscola County
Van Buren County
Washtenaw County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. December 17, 2017. http://michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=1644.