Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Bryodesma tortipilum (A. Braun) Soják. Twisted-hair Spikemoss. Phen: Jul-Sep. Hab: Rock outcrops, mostly at high elevations. Dist: Endemic to the Southern Appalachians (rarely into the Piedmont) of NC, SC, and GA.

Origin/Endemic status: Endemic

Syn: = Selaginella tortipila – FNA2, K1, K3, K4, RAB, Sf, W

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