Small plot of Common Clubmoss on the trail leading from Camp Huntington to St. Williams Church.
ID from John Staniland
In dry understorey of kanuka dominated forest
Going from the 1 hr sign to the summit of Ben Lomond came across these.
At Ben Lomond Saddle, saw this plant. What is it?
Sorry can't find the Saddle marked.
Lycopodium (from Greek lukos, wolf and podion, diminutive of pous, foot) is a genus of clubmosses, also known as ground pines or creeping cedar, in the family Lycopodiaceae, a family of fern-allies (see Pteridophyta). They are flowerless, vascular, terrestrial or epiphytic plants, with widely-branched, erect, prostrate or creeping stems, with small, simple, needle-like or scale-like leaves that cover the stem and branches thickly. The leaves contain a single, unbranched vascular strand and are microphylls by definition....