club moss is considered good for all diseases of the eyes, and Euphrasy and Rue for dimness of sight.
The basket at her side was full of club moss and gaily tinted toadstools.
In this case the specific name is simply a reference to the fact that this club moss grows in mountainous districts.
For a hundred feet or so the ascent was practicable only by means of bosses of the club moss that clings to the rock.
Here the specific name has reference to the fact that this club moss grows in situations which are often under water.