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Convoluted Beard Moss - Barbula convoluta var. eustegia
Other Names:  A Barbula Moss, Barbula eustegia

Native Species

Global Rank: G5T3?
State Rank: SU
(see State Rank Reason below)

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State Rank Reason (see State Rank above)
Only known in Montana from historical specimens. Intermediates exist between the varieties of B. convoluta (FNA).
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Range Comments
It occurs in Washington, Montana, Idaho, Utah, and western Canada (Flowers 1973). Also known from Oregon (Lawton 1971).

  • Literature Cited AboveLegend:   View Online Publication
    • Elliott, J.C. and A.K. Pipp. 2018. A Checklist of Montana Mosses (1880-2018). Updated 3 January, 2020. Montana Natural Heritage Program, Helena, Montana. 73 pp.
  • Additional ReferencesLegend:   View Online Publication
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    • Lawton, E. 1971. Keys for the Identification of the Mosses on the Pacific Northwest. Reprinted from 'Moss Flora of the Pacific Northwest'. Published as Supplement No. 2 of the Journal of the Hattori Botanical Laboratory. Nichinan, Miyazaki, Japan. 66 pp.
    • Lawton, E. 1971. Moss Flora of the Pacific Northwest. Hattori Botanical Laboratory. Japan: Yamabuki-cho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo. 362 pages plus appendices.
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