club mosses
Lycopodiaceous Ly`co*po`di*a"ceous, a. (Bot.) Belonging, or relating, to the {Lycopodiace[ae]}, an order of cryptogamous plants (called also {club mosses}) with branching stems, and small, crowded, one-nerved, and usually pointed leaves. [1913 Webster]

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