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Standley's Spikemoss - Selaginella densa var. standleyi

Status Under Review
Native Species

Global Rank: G5T3T5
State Rank: SU
(see State Rank Reason below)

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3 collections at MONTU.
General Description
See species' description. Lesica (2012) indicates that variety standleyi can be distinguished from the otehr varieties by sporophylls being ciliate throughout their length, but with the bristle-tips of leaves all being 1 mm or less long.

Restricted to elevations near or above timberline (Lesica 2012).

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Citation for data on this website:
Standley's Spikemoss — Selaginella densa var. standleyi.  Montana Field Guide.  .  Retrieved on , from