Eurhynchiastrum pulchellum var. pulchellum

Treatment appears in FNA Volume 28. Treatment on page 438.

Stems 2–10 cm. Stem-leaves 0.5–1.3 × 0.4–0.9 mm. Branch leaves not or slightly plicate, 0.2–1.1 × 0.2–0.5 (–0.6) mm.


Habitat: Soil in forests, rock, decaying logs and stumps, tree bases, shady rock vertical surfaces, wet slopes of forested ravines, open ground in xeric steppe areas, among other mosses in tundra, granite, limestone
Elevation: low to high elevations (0-3200 m)

Distribution

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Greenland, Alta., B.C., Man., N.B., Nfld. and Labr., N.W.T., N.S., Nunavut, Ont., Que., Sask., Yukon, Ala., Alaska, Ariz., Ark., Calif., Colo., Conn., Del., Ga., Idaho, Ill., Ind., Iowa, Kans., Ky., La., Maine, Md., Mass., Mich., Minn., Miss., Mo., Mont., Nebr., N.H., N.J., N.Mex., N.Y., N.C., N.Dak., Ohio, Okla., Oreg., Pa., S.C., S.Dak., Tenn., Tex., Utah, Vt., Va., Wash., W.Va., Wis., Wyo., Mexico, Central America, Eurasia, n, e Africa

Discussion

Sporophytes of var. pulchellum are rare, confined probably to forest environments. There are no collections from a few states and provinces, but var. pulchellum apparently occurs throughout the flora area with the only exception probably being Florida; it appears to be rare in Georgia.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

"long" is not a number."broad" is not a number.

dioicous +  and sexual +
Acuminate (?) +, Blunt (?) +, Tapered (?) +  and Acute (?) +
Michael S. Ignatov +
(Hedwig) Ignatov & Huttunen +
short-decurrent +
decurrent +
short to long +
Hypnum pulchellum +
0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br /> (1.7 cm17 mm <br />0.017 m <br />) +
usually straight;curved +
0.13 cm1.3 mm <br />0.0013 m <br /> (0.19 cm1.9 mm <br />0.0019 m <br />) +
0.05 cm0.5 mm <br />5.0e-4 m <br /> (0.06 cm0.6 mm <br />6.0e-4 m <br />) +
0.02 cm0.2 mm <br />2.0e-4 m <br /> (0.11 cm1.1 mm <br />0.0011 m <br />) +
0.2mm +  and 0.5mm +
cucullate +
inclined +  and horizontal +
1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br /> (?) +
specialized +
synoicous +, dioicous +, autoicous +, sexual +  and asexual +
subquadrate +
larger or smaller +
differentiated +
7um +  and 10um +
3 (?) +  and 2 (?) +
discernible +
Greenland +, Alta. +, B.C. +, Man. +, N.B. +, Nfld. and Labr. +, N.W.T. +, N.S. +, Nunavut +, Ont. +, Que. +, Sask. +, Yukon +, Ala. +, Alaska +, Ariz. +, Ark. +, Calif. +, Colo. +, Conn. +, Del. +, Ga. +, Idaho +, Ill. +, Ind. +, Iowa +, Kans. +, Ky. +, La. +, Maine +, Md. +, Mass. +, Mich. +, Minn. +, Miss. +, Mo. +, Mont. +, Nebr. +, N.H. +, N.J. +, N.Mex. +, N.Y. +, N.C. +, N.Dak. +, Ohio +, Okla. +, Oreg. +, Pa. +, S.C. +, S.Dak. +, Tenn. +, Tex. +, Utah +, Vt. +, Va. +, Wash. +, W.Va. +, Wis. +, Wyo. +, Mexico +, Central America +, Eurasia +, n +  and e Africa +
low to high elevations (0-3200 m) +
not adherent +
Soil in forests, rock, decaying logs and stumps, tree bases, shady rock vertical surfaces, wet slopes of forested ravines, open ground in xeric steppe areas, among other mosses in tundra, granite, limestone +
4um (?) +  and 6um (?) +
pointed +
0.04 cm0.4 mm <br />4.0e-4 m <br /> (?) +  and 0.09 cm0.9 mm <br />9.0e-4 m <br /> (?) +
serrate +, entire +  and serrulate +
perfect +  and xerocastique +
hygrocastique +
pellucid +  and opaque +
undifferentiated +
subquadrate +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (1.8 cm18 mm <br />0.018 m <br />) +
Illustrated +
plicate;not plicate;plicate;not plicate +
spaced;imbricate +
0.13 cm1.3 mm <br />0.0013 m <br /> (0.26 cm2.6 mm <br />0.0026 m <br />) +
0.09 cm0.9 mm <br />9.0e-4 m <br /> (0.18 cm1.8 mm <br />0.0018 m <br />) +
0.5mm;1.3mm +
erect +  and erectopatent +
concave +, broadly ovate-triangular +  and ovatelanceolate +
0.4mm;0.9mm +
branched +  and terete-foliate +
reddish +  and green +
creeping +  and arching +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (10 cm100 mm <br />0.1 m <br />) +
Eurhynchiastrum pulchellum var. pulchellum +
Eurhynchiastrum pulchellum +
variety +
incrassate +
thin;moderately thick +
yellowish +  and brownish +
small;medium-sized +