Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2376

Fern/Fern ally
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

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

Look for it on granitic flatrocks, other, mostly acidic, rock outcrops, occasionally on greenstone or calcareous shales, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple - scale-like

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall

 

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Lycophytes: Selaginellales

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 (1968) 004-01-004:
Selaginella rupestris   FAMILY Selaginellaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Rock Spikemoss