Taxon  Report   7465 
Selaginella eremophila  Maxon
Desert spike moss,  Desert spikemoss
Selaginella eremophila
© 2004 Michael Charters
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Selaginella eremophila
© 2012 Keir Morse
Selaginella eremophila
© 2012 Keir Morse
Selaginella eremophila, a pteridophyte, is a fern (rhizomatous) that is native to California and Arizona, Baja California, New Mexico, Texas.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 2B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Selaginella eremophila
© 2004 Michael Charters
Genus: Selaginella
Creosote Bush Scrub
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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 22, 2018).

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