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|Family: Selaginellaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Selaginella||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Selaginella wallacei Hieron.
Habit: Plant mat-forming in sun, to elongate-creeping with sterile shoot internodes often > 7 mm in shade; green aging tan then gray. Leaf: of main stems 1.4--2.5 mm, 0.3--0.7 mm wide, lanceolate, generally not decurrent, color unlike brown of stem, base glabrous, tips of leaves of sterile stems thickened around end of abaxial groove; awn 0.2--0.5(0.9) mm, rigid, +- toothed. Cone: often paired, 10--45(90) mm.
Ecology: Rocky outcrops, open to shady, dry to moist sites, chaparral to mixed-evergreen forest; Elevation: < 1820 m. Bioregional Distribution: NW, CaRF, n SNF (Butte Co.), n SNH, n SnFrB (Marin Co.); Distribution Outside California: to British Columbia, Montana.
eFlora Treatment Author: Paul Wilson & Thomas J. Rosatti
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Selaginella scopulorum
Next taxon: Selaginella watsonii
Citation for this treatment: Paul Wilson & Thomas J. Rosatti 2016. Selaginella wallacei, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=44093, accessed on July 24, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on July 24, 2016.