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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.
  • Details on Status Ranking and Review
    Standley's Spikemoss (Selaginella densa var. standleyi) Conservation Status Review
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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