Taxon  Report   7464    
Selaginella densa  Rydb.  var. scopulorum  (Maxon) R. M. Tryon

(not an active name)

Rocky mountain spike moss,   Rocky mountain spikemoss
Selaginella densa var. scopulorum is a lycophte that is native to California, and also found elsewhere in western North America.
Siskiyou Del Norte Modoc Humboldt Shasta Lassen Trinity Plumas Tehama Butte Mendocino Glenn Sierra Yuba Lake Nevada Colusa Placer Sutter El Dorado Yolo Alpine Napa Sonoma Sacramento Mono Amador Solano Calaveras Tuolumne San Joaquin Marin Contra Costa Alameda Santa Cruz Mariposa Madera San Francisco San Mateo Merced Fresno Stanislaus Santa Clara Inyo San Benito Tulare Kings Monterey San Bernardino San Luis Obispo Kern Santa Barbara Ventura Los Angeles Riverside Orange San Diego Imperial

Bloom Period

Communities: North Coastal Coniferous Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTSSelaginella engelmannii var. scopulorum
PLANTSSelaginella scopulorum
JEF + CNPSSelaginella scopulorum
More information about  Selaginella densa var. scopulorum

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]. 2022. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: 07/04/2022).