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Mosses - Ground Pine

Ground Pine - Lycopodium dendroideum
Ground Pine - Lycopodium dendroideum
NPS Photo by Jim Pisarowicz
 
The Ground Pine is in the Clubmoss Family and botanists consider this plant to be very ancient. Ground Pine is very rare and is usually found in moist canyons and openings of woods.

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Stemless Hymenoxys

The scientific name for the Stemless Hymenoxys is Hymemoxys acaulis. Acaulis means "stemless" and referes to the leafless stalks which bear the flower heads. More...