Acid deposition :: Marsh clubmoss

Latin name: 
Lycopodiella inundata

Impact Type: Deposition of pollutant

Key Concerns:

Marsh clubmoss (Lycopodiella inundata) is a perennial species of wet heaths, found on bare peaty soil, and occasionally on the margins of lochs. It is thought to be vulnerable to acid deposition (Biodiversity Steering Group 1995).

Additional Comments:

There is no published research on the effects of air pollution on this species, but adverse effects on cell membranes may be expected. 

Critical Load/level: 
Critical Load/ Level

No estimate available

References: 
Group, Biodiversity Steering 1995 Biodiversity: the UK Steering Group report Action Plans 2
Species group: 
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