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Last updated 3/16/2009 by David Giblin.
Selaginella scopulorum Maxon[FNA2, HC2]
cliff spikemoss, Rocky Mountain spikemoss

Publication: Amer. Fern J. 11: 36. 1921.

Origin: Native

selected vouchers: WTU

Notes: FNA2: "Selaginella scopulorum is a member of the S . densa complex, in which there is a clear need for more systematic studies. Some specimens of S . scopulorum from Montana, Wyoming, and Colorado have more conspicuous whitish bristles than those elsewhere and are difficult to distinguish from S. densa."

References: (none)

Synonyms & Misapplied Names:
Selaginella densa Rydb., misapplied[FNA2, HC, HC2]
Selaginella densa Rydb. var. scopulorum (Maxon) R.M. Tryon[HC]
Selaginella engelmannii Hieron. var. scopulorum (Maxon) C.F. Reed