Selaginella lepidophylla

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Scientific Name Selaginella lepidophylla USDA PLANTS Symbol
Common Name Flower of Stone ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
Family Selaginellaceae (Spikemoss) SEINet Reference
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Description Desert habitat, dry, rocky ledges; small perennial to 8-10 inches across; non-flowering; spore cases up to 1/2 inch diameter; fern-like, scaly leaves. Plant curls into a ball when dry and opens after rain. Texas Status

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