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Selaginella arenicola Underwood
Sand spike-moss

Selaginella arenicola
Copyright by: Mike Rosenthal
In habitat, Clay County, Florida

Family: Selaginellaceae

Group: Pteridophyte

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Southeastern United States.

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IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Apparently Secure

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Selaginella arenicola has been found in the following 30 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Blazingstar Preserve Present Native
Crystal Lake Sand Pine Scrub Natural Area Present Native
Daskas Present Native
Deering Estate at Cutler Present Native
Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park Present Native
Dolphin Center and Dolphin Center Addition Present Native
Florida Atlantic University Ecological Site Present Native
Fort Lauderdale Ex. Airport Gopher Tortoise Preserve Present Native
Frenchman's Forest Natural Area Present Native
Gopher Tortoise Preserve Present Native
Highlands Scrub Natural Area Present Native
Hobe Sound National Wildlife Refuge Present Native
Hobe Sound Sandhill Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Jupiter Ridge Natural Area Present Native
Kiplinger Present Native
Military Trail Natural Area Present Native
Ned Glenn Nature Preserve Assumed to be Present Native
Peck Lake Park Present Native
Rocky Point Hammock Present Native
Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve Present Native
Rosemary Ridge Preserve Present Native
Rosemary Scrub Natural Area Present Native
Savannas Preserve State Park Present Native
Scrub Oak Park Present Native
Seabranch Preserve State Park Present Native
Seacrest Scrub Natural Area Present Native
Tilton Present Native
Yamato Scrub Natural Area Present Native
Zoo Miami Present Native

Selaginella arenicola has been found in the following 8 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Native
Charlotte County Native
Collier County Native
Glades County Native
Lee County Native
Martin County Native
Miami-Dade County Native
Palm Beach County Native

Selaginella arenicola has been found in the following 5 habitats :
Disturbed Upland
Pine Rockland
Sandhill
Scrub
Scrubby Flatwoods

All Images:

Selaginella arenicola
Copyright by: Mike Rosenthal
In habitat, Clay County, Florida
Selaginella arenicola
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley
Selaginella arenicola
Copyright by: James Johnson, 2014
In habitat, Blazingstar Preserve, Palm Beach County, Florida
Selaginella arenicola
Copyright by: Shirley Denton