Taxon  Report   7462 
Selaginella bigelovii  L. Underw.
Bigelow's moss fern,  Bigelow's spike moss, Bushy spikemoss
Selaginella bigelovii
© 2011 Andreas Kettenburg
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Selaginella bigelovii
© 2010 Thomas Stoughton
Selaginella bigelovii
© 2008 Keir Morse
Selaginella bigelovii, a pteridophyte, is a fern (mosslike) that is native to California and is found only slightly beyond California borders.

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Selaginella bigelovii
© 2006 Steve Matson
Genus: Selaginella
Chaparral, Coastal Sage Scrub, Foothill Woodland
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Feb 18, 2018).

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