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Selaginella uncinata (Desv. ex Poir.) Spring
Peacock spike-moss

Selaginella uncinata
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr

Family: Selaginellaceae

Group: Pteridophyte

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: China; cultivated and sometimes naturalized elsewhere.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Selaginella uncinata has been found in the following county :
Occurrence Native Status
Miami-Dade County Not Native, Naturalized

Selaginella uncinata has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Wetland

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Selaginella uncinata
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr