Metzgeria temperata

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Metzgeria temperata: for more photos, see Sitka Nature Photo Gallery for Metzgeria temperata
Metzgeria temperata: pointed growing tips (Metzgeria leptoneura and Metzgeria conjugata) rounded

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Other References

Worley's Map of Collection Records for Metzgeria fruticulosa

Ian Worley
[as Metzgeria fruticulosa]
Southeastern Alaska Distribution: Not previously reported from Alaska. probably throughout the region.
Habitat: On and among other epiphytic bryophytes on the bark of deciduous trees (primarily alder) by streams and in humid canyons. Always local and scarce.
Comments: Sporophytes not seen, but gemmae abundant.

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