Claopodium crispifolium

(Hooker) Renauld & Cardot

Rev. Bryol. 20: 16. 1893.

Basionym: Hypnum crispifolium Hooker Musci Exot. 1: plate 31. 1818
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 28. Treatment on page 344. Mentioned on page 342.

Plants 4–8 cm, in loose mats, green to yellowish, often appearing brownish. Stems ± pinnate, smooth; paraphyllia absent. Leaves ovate, to 3 mm; margins serrate, limbidium present; apex long-acuminate, hair-point present; costa ending before apex, abaxial surface smooth; distal medial laminal cells hexagonal or subquadrate, 8–9 µm, 1-papillose. Seta 1–2 cm, rough. Capsule inclined to almost horizontal, oblong, 1.5–3 mm; operculum long-rostrate. Spores 9–12 µm, smooth.

Habitat: Rotten logs, tree bases, soil over rock
Elevation: low to moderate elevations


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Alta., B.C., Alaska, Calif., Idaho, Mont., Oreg., Wash., e Asia (Japan, Russian Far East).


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Alta. +, B.C. +, Alaska +, Calif. +, Idaho +, Mont. +, Oreg. +, Wash. +, e Asia (Japan +  and Russian Far East). +
low to moderate elevations +
Rotten logs, tree bases, soil over rock +
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Claopodium crispifolium +
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