Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Bryodesma peruvianum (Milde) Soják. Peruvian Spikemoss. Phen: Jun-Oct. Hab: On rock or gravelly soil. Dist: OK and nc. TX (Comanche County, in the Cross Timbers and Prairies) and NM south into n. Mexico; disjunct in Argentina, Bolivia, and Peru.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: = Selaginella peruviana – FNA2, GrPl, K3, K4, Tx, TxFerns

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image of plant© Alan Cressler: Bryodesma peruvianum, Enchanted Rock, Enchanted Rock State Natural Area, Llano County, Texas 1 by Alan Cressler source | Original Image ⭷