Huperzia porophila

ClassificationPteridophytes
FamilyHuperziaceae
Family (Traditional)Lycopodiaceae
GenusHuperzia
Species:Huperzia porophila (F. E. Lloyd & Underw.) Holub
Common NameRock Clubmoss
Growth Habitfern ally
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Natural Area Presence: BISO; Natural Area Presence: GRSM; Natural Area Presence: ObedWSR; Natural Area Presence: SGSNA; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: fern ally; Moisture Requirements: Mesic; Moisture Requirements: Mesic-Hydric; Moisture Requirements: Hydric; Moisture Requirements: Wetland; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: June; Reproductive Phenology: July; Reproductive Phenology: August; Reproductive Phenology: September; Leaf Arrangement: alternate; Leaf Complexity: simple; Leaf Dissection: 0; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Evergreen; Leaf Petiole Type: sessile; Leaf Rank: N/A; Leaf Type: awl-like; Leaf Type: linear; Leaf Venation: one-veined; Leaflet Margins: entire; Leaflet Number: 0; Anther Type: N/A; Carpel Number/Pistil: N/A; Fruit Complexity: N/A; Fruit Type: N/A; Fruit Wet/Dry: N/A; Hypanthium Present: No; Inflorescence Position: N/A; Inflorescence Types: N/A; Ovary Position: N/A; Overall Flower Symmetry: N/A; Ovules per Carpel: N/A; Perianth Present: No; Petal Fusion: N/A; Petal Number: N/A; Pistil Complexity: N/A; Pistil Number: N/A; Placentation Type: N/A; Sepal Fusion: N/A; Sepal Number: N/A; Sexuality: N/A; Sporangium Arrangement: axillary sporangia; Stamen Number: N/A; Tepal Number: N/A
C value 10
StatusNative; AGCP (UPL), EMP (FACU) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[S5] (State Rank); G4 (Global Rank)
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Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

SynonymFull Citation
Urostachys lucidulus var. porophilus Urostachys lucidulus var. porophilus (F.E. Lloyd & Underw.) Herter ex Nessel non Lam.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Carter (KY), Christian (KY), Edmonson (KY), Elliott (KY), Grayson (KY), Harlan (KY), Laurel (KY), Lee (KY), Menifee (KY), Powell (KY), Rowan (KY), Todd (KY), Warren (KY), Wolfe (KY), Cumberland (TN), Fentress (TN), Franklin (TN), Pickett (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: BEREA, EKY, HTTU, KNK, MDKY, UCHT, UOS, VDB

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1965 - 2012

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100018538 Edmonson Kentucky 10 Sep 1980 Richard H. Hannan
5468
EKY
Huperzia porophila
31234100018595 Warren Kentucky 08 Jul 1980 Richard H. Hannan
4385
EKY
Huperzia porophila
31234100194651 Elliott Kentucky 07 Jun 1979 Richard H. Hannan
2177
EKY
Huperzia porophila
31234100018561 Laurel Kentucky 29 May 1989 Ralph L. Thompson
89-822
EKY
Huperzia porophila
31234100018579 Menifee Kentucky 05 Aug 1989 Carol Hanley
48
EKY
Huperzia porophila
31234100018512 Grayson Kentucky 15 Apr 1980 Richard H. Hannan
3343
EKY
Huperzia porophila
31234100194669 Carter Kentucky 25 Apr 1965 Elizabeth M. Browne
9844
EKY
Huperzia porophila
31234100018520 Christian Kentucky 03 Jun 1980 Richard H. Hannan
3811
EKY
Huperzia porophila
BEREA000342 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Huperzia porophila
BEREA000343 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Huperzia porophila
31973000004362 Elliott Kentucky 21 Mar 1976 Thieret, John
48909
KNK
Huperzia porophila
31973000004361 Edmonson Kentucky 21 Sep 1975 Thieret, John
48863
KNK
Huperzia porophila
MDKY00001678 Menifee Kentucky
MDKY
Huperzia porophila
31234100018603 Pickett Tennessee 18 Apr 1979 Mark Whitten
s.n.
EKY
Huperzia porophila
31234100018546 Elliott Kentucky 26 Jun 2012 M. Greene
EKY
Huperzia porophila
31234100018553 Grayson Kentucky 16 Apr 1980 Richard H. Hannan
3388
EKY
Huperzia porophila
31234100750288 Powell Kentucky 01 Aug 1988 R.C. Clark
21746
EKY
Huperzia porophila
31234100018587 Todd Kentucky 11 Jun 1980 Richard H. Hannan
4053
EKY
Huperzia porophila
31234100750296 Powell Kentucky 14 Jul 1985 R.C. Clark
21015
EKY
Huperzia porophila
31234100194644 Lee Kentucky 27 Apr 1996 Wayne Long
147
EKY
Huperzia porophila
31234100750304 Wolfe Kentucky 15 Jul 1985 Ross C. Clark
21118a
EKY
Huperzia porophila
BEREA000341 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Huperzia porophila
31973000004363 Harlan Kentucky 15 Apr 1978 Thieret, John
50329
KNK
Huperzia porophila
MDKY00001661 Menifee Kentucky
MDKY
Huperzia porophila
MDKY00001677 Menifee Kentucky
MDKY
Huperzia porophila
HTTU030254 Fentress Tennessee
HTTU
Huperzia porophila
UOS08600 Franklin Tennessee 23 Apr 2007 Yolande M. Gottfried
UOS
Huperzia porophila
BRIT181099 Fentress Tennessee 03 Aug 1995 Milo Pyne
95-149
VDB
Huperzia porophila
MDKY00001672 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Huperzia porophila
MDKY00001666 Carter Kentucky
MDKY
Huperzia porophila
UCHT000105 Cumberland Tennessee 19 Apr 2001 Joey Shaw, Randy Small, & Ed Lickey
830
UCHT
Huperzia porophila
UOS08601 Franklin Tennessee 10 Sep 2002 Mary P. Priestley
UOS
Huperzia porophila
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