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Photographed in Rocky Point, Mexico. Any ideas about this plant? Thank you!

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Could you give an indication of its size? It is hard to judge with no reference. Also, when was the picture taken? –  terdon Nov 20 '13 at 17:31

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[Not really a precise answer (and I'm not a botanist after all).]

It's likely a lycopodiophyte. Looks like a Huperzia species, but it's impossible to tell exactly from the provided photo [if the species is not familiar, of course]. Of great help would be general appearance of the plant and form of sporangia.

You can try this key: Lycopodiaceae of North America.

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Lycopodiophyta was definitely my first idea as well, but beyond that I have no clue. –  fileunderwater Nov 21 '13 at 8:52

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