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Loughmiller, Campbell and Lynn
Selaginella lepidophylla (Hook. & Grev.) Spring
Flower of stone
USDA Symbol: sele2
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
This spike moss is noted for its ability to survive dessication for long periods by rolling its stems into a tight ball.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Not Applicable
Bloom Notes: This is a non-flowering plant that reproduces by spores.
NM , TX Native Distribution:
New Mexico and Texas south into Mexico. Native Habitat:
Dry, rocky soils. USDA Native Status: L48(N)
BenefitInteresting Foliage: yes
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Record Modified: 2007-08-01
Research By: TWC Staff