S. selagmoides, Link.; Gray, Man., ed. V., 675.
In wet grassy places along rivers and on mountains. Gunn River, Anticosti; along the Madeline and Ste. Anne des Monts rivers, GaspÚ, Q. (Macoun.) Mossy shore of Boundary Lake, Q. (Pringle.) Low shore at Saugeen, Ont. (Burgess.) Shore of the Bruce Peninsula at the Fishing Lakes; very common along the north shore of Lake Superior and shores of Lake Nepigon, Ont.; rather common on wet banks along all mountain streams from the Bow River at Morley to Bear Creek in the Selkirk Mountains. (Macoun.) Canada. (Michaux.) Along the Saskatchewan. (Drummond.) Ounalashka. (Rothr. Alask.)
(3043.) S. rupestris, Spring.
Lycopodium rupestre, Linn.; Hook. Fl, II., 267.
Quite common on barren hills, in sand, on rocks, and high up on mountains, especially westward. Keswick Ridge, N.B. (Fowler's Cat.) Vicinity of Ottawa. (Fletcher Fl. Ott.) Common at Chalk River on the Ottawa, also at Belleville, Hastings Co., and on Rice Lake Plains, and barren hills in Murray Tp., Northumberland Co., Ont; east coast of Lake Nepigon and on sand hills throughout the prairie region; abundant on dry arid soil at Morley and on the summits of the higher Rocky and Selkirk mountains; Gold Range, B.C. At home in the valley as well as on the mountain top. (Macoun.) On rocks, Lake of the Woods and Parry Sound, Ont. (Burgess.) Eastern Summit of Kootanie Pass, Rocky Mountains. (Dawson.) North shore of Lake Superior. (Agassiz.) Rocks in Pine Grove, two miles from Prescott, near the river, and rocks west of Brockville, Ont.; not uncommon. (Billings.)
Var. ▀., Hook.
Lycopodium rupestre, var. ▀., Hook. Fl. II., 267.
Northwest America. (Douglas.) Observatory Inlet. (Dr. Scolder.) Abundant on rocks throughout Vancouver Island, and on the mainland of British Columbia west of the Coast Range. Branches much longer than in the eastern form and the leaves looser. (Macoun.)
(3044.) S. apus, Spring.
Low marshy places along the base of "The Hill" at Belleville, and between it and the Grand Junction Railway; very abundant in wet sandy soil, Presqu'Ile Point, Lake Ontario; low marshy ground, Owen Sound, and Red Bay, Lake Huron. (Macoun.) Vicinity of Ottawa. (Fletcher Fl. Ott.) Springy, grassy places, London, and Komoka, Ont. (Burgess.)