Taxon  Report   7470 
Selaginella watsonii  L. Underw.
Watson's spike moss,  Watson's spikemoss
Selaginella watsonii, a pteridophyte, is a fern (mosslike) that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Selaginella watsonii
© 2004 Steve Matson
Selaginella watsonii
© 2004 Steve Matson
Selaginella watsonii
© 2004 Steve Matson
Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Bristle-cone Pine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields
Genus: Selaginella
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Mar 27, 2015).

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