Ferns and Fern Allies of Wisconsin

The genus Huperzia (included in the genus Lycopodium in many older manuals): 4 species
1. Leaves obovate, broadest at the middle or beyond. This is a common and widespread species, mostly growing on soil (if on rocks usually in pockets of soil or accumulated dead leaves).   Huperzia lucidula

1. Leaves lanceolate, widest at the base, or the sides of the leaf nearly parallel throughout most of the length. These are all rare species in Wisconsin, mostly growing on rocks and each is restricted to a relatively small portion of the state.


Key to ferns
Glossary of terms
Introduction to ferns
List of all Pteridophytes

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