clubmoss family


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Related to clubmoss family: spike moss, Selaginellaceae
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Noun1.clubmoss family - a family of ferns belonging to the order Lycopodialesclubmoss family - a family of ferns belonging to the order Lycopodiales
fern family - families of ferns and fern allies
Lycopodiales, order Lycopodiales - lower vascular plants coextensive with the family Lycopodiaceae; in some classifications includes the Selaginellaceae and Isoetaceae
genus Lycopodium, Lycopodium - type and sole genus of the Lycopodiaceae; erect or creeping evergreen plants often used for Christmas decorations