But these are the very matters with which Nature supplied the club-moss which made the coal.
His "feather" is the Traveller's Joy, his "hatband" the club-moss.
The forests of the coal period, with their giant reeds and club-moss trees, must have made a strange picture.
The girl come to me slowly, stooped and tore from the ground a strand of club-moss.
The bracken and the club-moss of our British moors grow associated with tree-ferns.
The seeds of the common club-moss (Lycopodium clavatum) are used at the theatres to imitate lightning.
But coal is as much an essential condition of this growth and development as carbonic acid is for that of a club-moss.
There are many kinds of ground evergreens, most of them members of the Lycopodiaceæ, or club-moss family.