Connecticut Plants
Meadow Spikemoss
Selaginella apoda (L.) Spring in Mart. et al.
  • Family: spikemoss (Selaginellaceae)
  • Habitat: damp, limy places in meadows, pastures, streambanks, and lawns
  • Height: 1/2 inch
  • Location of spores: in leafy strobili at the ends of branches
  • Persistence: evergreen
  • Origin: native

Photographed in the Delaware Water Gap region of Pennsylvania in late August.