Bryophytes of the ESA and Surrounding Properties


Classification and Scientific Name Ecological Niche B.C. Rank
Division Order Family Genus and Species
Bryophyta
Dicranales
Dicranaceae
Dicranella heteromalla B
Dicranoweisia cirrata T,E,R
Dicranum fuscescens E,T,H ?-SH/S1?
Dicranum scoparium H,T
Eubryales
Meesiaceae
Meesia uglinosa C,H ?-S1?
Mniaceae
Leucolepis acanthoneuron T,H
Mnium hornum H
Plagiomnium insigne H
Plagiomnium venustum T,H
Pleuroziopsis ruthenica T,H S1?
Rhizomnium glabrescens R,H
Timiaceae
Timmia austriaca H,R
Grimmiales
Grimmiaceae
Rhacomitrium canescens B, R
Hypnobryales
Amblystegiaceae
Campylium hispidulum H,R,T S2S3
Brachytheciaceae
Brachythecium popleum H,R S2S3
Homalothecium fulgescens E, occ. R,T
Isothecium stoloniferum E, occ. R,T
Kindbergia oregana T,E,H
Kindbergia praelonga T,E,R
Plagiotheciaceae
Plagiothecium undulatum T,H
Rhytidiaceae
Rhytidiadelphus loreus T,H,R, occ. E
Rhytidiadelphus triquetrus H
Thuidiaceae
Claopodium crispifolium E, esp. M,V
Heterocladium procurrens H,R
Isobryales
Leucodontaceae
Antitrichia curtipendula E,T, occ. R
Neckeraceae
Metaneckera menziesii E,R
Neckera douglasii E
Orthotrichaceae
Orthotrichum lyellii E-D, occ. R
Polytrichales
Polytrichaceae
Atrichum selwynii B
Polytrichum juniperinum B, R
Pottiales
Pottiaceae
Tortula ruralis C,R, occ. E ?-S2S3
Tetraphidales
Tetraphidaceae
Tetraphis pellucida T,H
Hepatophyta
Jungermanniales
Jungermanniaceae
Lophozia longidens T
Lepidoziaceae
Lepidozia reptans T
Lophocoleaceae
Chiloscyphus pallescens H,T
Plagiochilaceae
Plagiochila porelloides R,T,E,H
Porellaceae
Porella navicularis E, occ. R
Radulaceae
Radula complanata R,E
Metzergiales
Metzergiaceae
Metzergia pubescens E,R
Key to Abbreviations
Ecological Niche
B Bare/disturbed soil
C Calcareous soil
E Epiphyte D Deciduous trees
V Evergreen trees
M Maple
H Humus or organic soil
L Clay
R Rock
T Rotting wood
B.C. Rank**
?- Variation(s) this rank (not able to verify yet)
SH Thought locally extinct
S1 Population in extreme danger of local extinction
S2 Population rare
S3 Population in danger of becoming rare
Ecological Roles from Conard and Redfern (1979), Pojar and MacKinnon (1994), and Schofield 1992
B.C. Rank from British Columbia Conservation Data Center (1997)

Ecological Roles from Conard and Redfern (1979), Pojar and MacKinnon (1994), and Schofield 1992
 
B.C. Rank from British Columbia Conservation Data Center (1997)

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List by Mike Schulz, Stan Olson, and Nicole Lang