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Selaginella arenicola (Sand spikemoss)
Cressler, Alan

Selaginella arenicola

Selaginella arenicola Underw.

Sand Spikemoss, Sand Spike-moss

Selaginellaceae (Spike-moss Family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Clump-forming, up to about 1 foot tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Not Applicable
Bloom Notes: Non-flowering, sporulating plant.


USA: AL , AR , FL , GA , LA , OK , TX

Additional resources

USDA: Find Selaginella arenicola in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Selaginella arenicola in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Selaginella arenicola


Record Modified: 2018-11-20
Research By: CBR

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