Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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Most habitat and range descriptions were obtained from Weakley's Flora.

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Meadow Spikemoss
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Lycopodioides apodum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Selaginella apoda
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Selaginella apoda 004-01-001

 

Look for it in seepages, bogs, on spray cliffs, stream margins, wet meadows, marsh edges, wet spots in lawns, other moist habitats

Common

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Louisiana Spikemoss, Gulf Spikemoss
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Lycopodioides ludovicianum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Selaginella ludoviciana

 

Look for it in swamp margins, wet meadows

Rare

Native to Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Twisted-hair Spikemoss
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Bryodesma tortipilum
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Selaginella tortipila
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Selaginella tortipila 004-01-003

 

Look for it on rock outcrops, mostly at high elevations

Uncommon (rare in Piedmont), endemic to Southern Appalachians of GA-NC-SC

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Rock Spikemoss
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Bryodesma rupestre
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Selaginella rupestris
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Selaginella rupestris 004-01-004

 

Look for it on granitic flatrocks, other, mostly acidic, rock outcrops, occasionally on greenstone or calcareous shales

Common in Mountains, uncommon in Piedmont, rare in Coastal Plain

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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