Codriophorus acicularis

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Codriophorus acicularis: for more photos, see Sitka Nature Photo Gallery for Codriophorus acicularis
Codriophorus acicularis: Green to blackish moss found on wet rocks and boulders near and in streams. The blunt tipped leaves with toothed upper margins and erect capsules help distinguish this moss from Scouleria aquatica, a species similar in appearance and habitat.

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Other References

Worley's Map of Collection Records for Codriophorus acicularis

Ian Worley

Southeastern Alaska Distribution: See Map 322.
Habitat: Common on rocks in streams; wet, decorticated logs; wharfs; and similar sites wet with splash. From sea level to the subalpine.
Comments: Often with sporophytes. This species is suboceanic.

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