Mnium spinulosum

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Mnium spinulosum:

Local Notes

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  • FNA page for Mnium spinulosum distinguished by usually obovate leaves with broad, thick, and pigmented margins, and dark reddish brown exostomes. The capsule mouths are dark reddish brown; H. A. Crum and L. E. Anderson (1981) referred to this species as the red-mouthed mnium.

Other References

Worley's Map of Collection Records for Mnium spinulosum

Ian Worley

Southeastern Alaska Distribution: Probably throughout. Previously reported from Skagway (Cardot and Theriot, 1902) and Juneau (Persson, 1947).
Habitat: On rotting wood in forests, stream banks, soil over rocks and, occasionally, on the bark of trees.
Comments: Usually with sporophytes.

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