OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

Your search found 4 taxa in the family Selaginellaceae, Spikemoss family, as understood by Weakley's Flora.

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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Meadow Spikemoss

Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Lycopodioides apodum   FAMILY: Selaginellaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Selaginella apoda   FAMILY: Selaginellaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Selaginella apoda 004-01-001   FAMILY: Selaginellaceae

 

Habitat: Seepages, bogs, spray cliffs, stream margins, wet meadows, marsh edges, wet spots in lawns, other moist habitats

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   FAMILY: Selaginellaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Selaginella ludoviciana   FAMILY: Selaginellaceae

 

Habitat: Limestone outcrops, ravine slopes, calcareous swamps, seeps, and hammocks

Native to Georgia

 


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camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Twisted-hair Spikemoss

Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) Bryodesma tortipilum   FAMILY: Selaginellaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Selaginella tortipila   FAMILY: Selaginellaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Selaginella tortipila 004-01-003   FAMILY: Selaginellaceae

 

Habitat: Rock outcrops, mostly at high elevations

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   FAMILY: Selaginellaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Selaginella rupestris   FAMILY: Selaginellaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Selaginella rupestris 004-01-004   FAMILY: Selaginellaceae

 

Habitat: Granite flatrocks, other, mostly acidic, rock outcrops, occasionally on greenstone or calcareous shales

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

 


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