Hookeria lucens

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Hookeria lucens: for more photos, see Sitka Nature Photo Gallery for Hookeria lucens
Hookeria lucens: Glossy light green plants with roundish leaves and overall flattened appearance. Leaves have very large cells which are easily visible with a hand lens or with very sharp eyes.

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Ian Worley

Southeastern Alaska Distribution: Throughout.
Habitat: Frequent and widespread on rich, shaded soils and decaying wood; restricted to highly organic soils and materials. From sea level to the subalpine, although less frequent at higher elevations.
Comments: Occasionally with abundant sporophytes. The site from Lituya Bay is the most northerly from North America.

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