Taxon  Report   7468    
Selaginella oregana  D. C. Eaton
Oregon spike moss,  Oregon spikemoss
Selaginella oregana
© 1999 John Game
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Selaginella oregana
© Anthony Baniaga
Selaginella oregana
© 1999 John Game
Selaginella oregana, a pteridophyte, is a fern (mosslike) that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Selaginella oregana
© Anthony Baniaga
Genus: Selaginella
Communities: Redwood Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Selaginella oregana
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 24, 2019).