Page Last Updated: April 4 2017
Clubmoss Family
1 species
Princess Pine
Order: Lycopodiales
Family: Lycopodiaceae (Clubmoss family)
Genus: Dendrolycopodium (formerly Lycopodium)
Species: Obscurum
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Lycopodiophyta (Lycopods)
Class: Lycopodiopsida
Updated April 4 2017
More Princess Pine
More Princess Pine
Princess Pine - no flowers - fruit to 5 cm - leaves approx. 5 mm - height to 15 cm - York Regional Forest (Happy Valley Tract) - August 2016
Perennial - Also known as Flat-branched Tree-Clubmoss,
Ground Pine - reproduces by spores - stem leaves are
tightly packed (not spreading) unlike the similar D.
dendroideum - clubmosses are one of the earliest groups
vascular plants - native to eastern North America