Eurhynchium oreganum

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Eurhynchium oreganum: for more photos, see Sitka Nature Photo Gallery for Eurhynchium oreganum
Eurhynchium oreganum:

Local Notes

  • Sitka/Eurhynchium oreganum: Common in the area. Sometimes abundant enough to form a ground cover. Easily observed along trails in open forest at Totem Park where there is ample filtered light, such as long the beach-side loop and the trail along Indian River. (edit)

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Other References

Worley's Map of Collection Records for Eurhynchium oreganum

Ian Worley

Southeastern Alaska Distribution: Throughout, but more abundant in the South.
Habitat: At low elevations, on forest floors, deadwood, and occasionally on tree bases. in partial or deep shade. in the northern portion of the region tending to be restricted to the young forests on raised beaches in semi-open, well drained situations. Not known from the successional forests of Glacier Bay, however.

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