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|Family: Selaginellaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Selaginella||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Selaginella asprella Maxon
Habit: Plant in loose mat; green with white cast aging tan then gray. Stem: fragile when dry. Leaf: of main stems 1.5--2.3 mm, 0.4--0.6 mm wide, lanceolate to narrowly so, decurrent, base often sparse-hairy on surface; awns in tufts at stem tips, 0.5--1.4 mm, often > leaf width, wavy, ciliate. Cone: 0.4--2.5 cm.
Ecology: Exposed rocky spots, montane conifer woodland; Elevation: 1080--2700 m. Bioregional Distribution: c SNH, s SN, TR, PR; Distribution Outside California: Baja California. Note: Report in FNANM of northwestern California based on mislabeled specimen.
eFlora Treatment Author: Paul Wilson & Thomas J. Rosatti
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Selaginella
Next taxon: Selaginella bigelovii
Citation for this treatment: Paul Wilson & Thomas J. Rosatti 2016. Selaginella asprella, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=44042, accessed on September 29, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on September 29, 2016.