Taxon  Report   11248 
Selaginella scopulorum  Maxon
Rocky mountain spike-moss
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Selaginella scopulorum, a pteridophyte, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 3 (review list).   8th Edition

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Selaginella scopulorum
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Genus: Selaginella
North Coastal Coniferous Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS
PLANTS accepted name: Selaginella densa var. scopulorum
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TJM2 + CNPS: Selaginella densa var. scopulorum
More information about  Selaginella scopulorum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
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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: Mar 23, 2018).

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