Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Bryodesma rupestre (Linnaeus) Soják. Rock Spikemoss. Phen: Jun-Sep. Hab: Granite flatrocks, other, mostly acidic, rock outcrops, occasionally on greenstone or calcareous shales. Dist: S. Greenland and NS west to BC, south to GA, AL, AR, OK, and WY.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: = Va; = Selaginella rupestris – Ar, C, F, FNA2, G, GrPl, Il, K1, K3, K4, Ky, Md, Mo1, NE, NY, Pa, RAB, Sf, Tn, W, WV

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