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.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 3 (review list).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Selaginella scopulorum
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Family: SELAGINELLACEAE  
Genus: Selaginella
Communities:
North Coastal Coniferous Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS
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TJM2 + CNPS: Selaginella densa var. scopulorum
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Commercial availability unknown.
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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Feb 09, 2016).

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