Dense Spikemoss - Selaginella densa var. densa
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See description for species. The sporophylls are ciliate along most or all of their edges; the bristle tips of many leaves are longer than 1 mm.
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This variety is restricted to the plains and valleys, where it can increase in frequency due to drought or overgrazing (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX)
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- Lesica, P., M. T. Lavin, and P. F. Stickney. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. Fort Worth, TX: BRIT Press. viii + 771 p.