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Collection Details

Species: Selaginella arenicola

Selaginellaceae Selaginella arenicola
Keri Barfield , Tiana Rehman, Kim Norton, Bob O'Kennon, Brooke Byerley, Will Godwin 246

Collection Date: 27 June 2011
Determined By: unknown
Determination Date: unknown
Institution: unknown


Continent: North America

Country: United States of America

Region: Texas

Subregion: Wood County

Locality Description: Jarvis Christian College, powerline right-of-way west of campus.

DD Latitude: 32.5922

DD Longitude: -95.1889


Habitat Description: Found on west side of Jarvis in Sparta soil system. Spread out on ground like a carpet. Abundant. Found in partial shade in mid-morning, then full sun. Common with Talinum, Stylisma pickeringii, Lechea mucronata, Quercus incana, Juniper, Pinus, Paronychia drumondii, and Opuntia humifusa.

Soil Description: Very deep sparta sands.

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Looks like mini fir needles or resurrection fern. Fibrous root system.

Min. Height: 1 m

Other Data

Research Site: Powerline right-of-way, Jarvis Christian College Property

Project: Flora of Wood County, Texas

Basis of Specimen: Preserved specimen