clubmoss


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clubmoss

clubmoss

A mossy fern-like plant almost resembling a little pine tree. Used to enhance memory and is powerful enough to help people with Alzheimer’s disease. Promotes acetylcholine, the neurotransmitter responsible for the brain speed and memory.
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caroliniana (Linnaeus) Pichi Sermolli--CAROLINA CLUBMOSS.
alopecuroides (Linnaeus) Cranfill--FOXTAIL CLUBMOSS.
After five winters and Aprils In the unaccustomed light The groundlings have turned pale, Wondering what and where They are, having outlasted One more dazzling summer: Clubmoss and vine maple, Bittercress, maidenhair, Rush, sweet-after-death.
The area supports nesting curlew and lapwing, short eared and long eared owls, a range of plants and animals, including lesser skullcap and stag's-horn clubmoss, the green hairstreak butterfly, both red and black grouse and nightjar.
Blue Ground-cedar; Deep-root Clubmoss * xSR [Lycopodium tristachywn]
Colonies of rare Stag's Horn Clubmoss have been found in a conservation survey near Tregaron ahead of tree felling.
Spores from Stag's Horn Clubmoss can be explosive in high densities Now Forestry Commission Wales is going to ensure the clubmoss is protected.
The site supports a range of rare and uncommon flora and fauna, including Lesser Skullcap, Stag's-Horn Clubmoss, the Small Pearl-Bordered Fritillary butterfly and the Velvet Ant, which hasn't been recorded anywhere else in the County.
Stiff sedge and clubmoss are prominent too, and there are three types of mountain berries - bilberries, cowberries and crow-berries.
The fell supports a range of rare flora and fauna including Lesser Skullcap, Stag's Horn Clubmoss, the Small Pearl-Bordered Fritillary butterfly and the Velvet Ant, which hasn't been recorded elsewhere in the county.