Fir Clubmoss (Huperzia selago) Seen in New York for the First Time in 94 Years!

From Steve Young: On September 7 Anne Johnson, Nancy Eldblom, and David Werier were exploring the town of Waddington in St. Lawrence County when they came across a population of about 5 stems of Huperzia selago in dry sandy soil in a poor pasture reverting to a thick cedar stand. This was the first time this historical rare plant had been seen in New York since 1915 when it was collected in the Town of Fine, also in St. Lawrence County. Congratulations to the intrepid explorers for this significant find!

Fir clubmoss stem. Photo: David Werier.

Fir clubmoss stem. Photo: David Werier.

Fir clubmoss forking stem. Photo: David Werier.

Fir clubmoss forking stem. Photo: David Werier.

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