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Lycopodium issleri (Rouy) Domin

Isslers Clubmoss




Group: Lycopodiophytina (Lycophytes)
Family: Lycopodiaceae (Clubmoss family)
Genus: Lycopodium (Clubmoss)


Lycopodium issleri
Diphasiastrum complanatum subsp. issleri
Diphasiastrum issleri
Diphasium issleri
Lycopodium alpinum var. issleri

Related species

Lycopodium annotinum L. - Interrupted Clubmoss
Lycopodium clavatum L. - Stag's-Horn Clubmoss
Lycopodium complanatum L. - Issler's Clubmoss
Lycopodium tristachyum Pursh - Blue Clubmoss
Lycopodium zeilleri (Rouy) Greuter & Burdet - Zeillers Clubmoss
Lycopodium oellgaardii (Stoor & al.) B. Bock - Oellgaards Clubmoss
Lycopodium issleri (Rouy) Domin - Isslers Clubmoss
Lycopodium alpinum L. - Alpine Clubmoss


    Maximal 25 cm tall. plants: with sporo- and trophophylls of different habit. strobili: solitary, sessile. sporophylls: small, squamous. sporangia: solitary, on the upper surface of the sporophylls. stem: dichotomous, cross-section flattened. phyllotaxy: 4‑rowed. leav...

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Distribution in Europe

Lycopodium issleri


The colours represent the floristic status of the species in the respective region. Green indicates native occurrences, light green naturalized occurrences. Adventive occurrences are represented by light yellow shades and plants that are cultivated (but rarely occur in the wild) are dark yellow. Grey colours are used, if the floristic status of species is unknown or uncertain.

Distribution in Germany

Lycopodium issleri


Natural, established occurences
Artificial occurences

The color intensity reflects the species' abundance

Data: Floristische Kartierung Deutschlands (Stand 2013), Bundesamt für Naturschutz (


Lycopodium issleri

Lycopodium issleri


  • native


  • grassland & dwarf shrub heaths

  • in nutrient-poor, acid habitats

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