Selaginella utahensis

Scientific Name:Selaginella utahensis
Common name:Utah spikemoss
Rank and Status   
Global Rank:G2G3Q Native Status:Native
Subnational (State) Rank:SH Endemic:No
US ESA Status:None Sand Dunes:No
NNHP Tracking Status:At-Risk List Wetland:No
Other Agency Status Status Last Updated Status Comments
Nevada Native Plant Society Watch
Distribution (NV Counties)

Status: Confident or certain

Summary Occurrence Data
Occurrence Count:1
Total Observed Area (hectares):Not Available
Maximum Known Elevation (m):Not available
Minimum Known Elevation (m):1433
Selaginella utahensis data at NatureServe
Selaginella utahensis photos and data at Encyclopedia of Life
Character Abstract
Identification Comments:
Subspecies Comments:
Lookalikes:Separated with difficulty from Selaginella leucobryoides, which has more obvious whitish puberulent bristles at the leaf tips, and leaves not in well-defined alternate pseudowhorls (Flora of North America vol. 2, 1993).
Phenology Comments:
Reproduction Comments:
Habitat Comments:Sandstone ledges near water in deep canyon.
Ecology Comments:
Inventory Comments:Some targeted surveys have been conducted but have not been comprehensive.
Inventory Needs:
Version Date:
Illustration from Mozingo and Williams, 1980.
Photographer: Jeanne R. Janish
Photo Date: 1980