Selaginellaceae of Maine
(Kingdom Plantae, Lycophytes)

(updated 26 August 2020)

Selaginellaceae - spikemoss family
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Maine is home to 3 species in 1 genus (hybrids excluded). If you know which species you have or are interested in learning about, click on the appropriate link from the species list below. Otherwise, to determine which species your spikemoss is, refer to the table below the species list.

   Selaginella (3 species)
      Selaginella apoda - meadow spikemoss
      Selaginella rupestris - ledge spikemoss
      Selaginella selaginoides - northern spikemoss

Selaginella (spikemoss)
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red font = character state unique or nearly so char. 1 char. 2 char. 3 char. 4 char. 5 char. 6
S. apoda
S. rupestris
S. selaginoides

Selaginella apoda (meadow spikemoss) - [information to be added]

Selaginella rupestris (ledge spikemoss) - [information to be added]
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Selaginella selaginoides (northern spikemoss) - [information to be added]

   1. Taxonomy and nomenclature follow Flora Novae Angliae by Arthur Haines (2011, Yale University Press, ISBN 978-0-300-17154-9).