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The Mosses of North America

The Mosses of North America

an inquiry into the biology of mosses based upon a symposium sponsored by the Pacific Section, Botanical Society of America

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Published by Pacific Division, American Association for the Advancement of Science in San Francisco, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • North America
    • Subjects:
    • Mosses -- North America -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Ronald J. Taylor and Alan E. Leviton ; assistant editor, Margaret Berson.
      ContributionsTaylor, Ronald J., 1932-, Leviton, Alan E., Berson, Margaret., Botanical Society of America. Pacific Section., American Association for the Advancement of Science. Pacific Division.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQK540.5 .M67
      The Physical Object
      Pagination170 p., [1] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages170
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3800261M
      ISBN 100934394024
      LC Control Number81104450
      OCLC/WorldCa7551206

      About this book. Flora of North America Volume 27 is the first volume of three on the bryophytes (mosses, hornworts, and liverworts). Title. Manual of the mosses of North America. Related Titles. Series: CIHM/ICMH microfiche series ; no. By. Lesquereux, Léo, James, Thomas Potts,

      Mosses of Eastern North America: In Two Volumes by Crum, H.A., Anderson, L.E. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - Mosses of Eastern North America 2 Volume Set by Crum, Howard; Anderson, Lewis - AbeBooks. Mosses, Lichens & Ferns of Northwest North America (Book): Vitt, Dale H.: A photographic field guide (5x) with illustrations, in good color plates. Vitt, Janet Marsh (both botany, U. of Alberta) and Robin Bovey bring the small world of mosses, liverworts, lichens, and ferns to those interested in understanding more of their surroundings.

      For each species covered there is a general description, notes of similar species, and a general distribution map for northeastern North America. Also included are habitat notes and background information pertaining to the species name and its meaning. The book begins with a good introduction for the collection and identification of s: This comprehensive and richly illustrated account of the mosses found throughout the Great Lakes Basin and St. Lawrence River Valley is tailored for use in much of eastern North America. Detailed descriptions, keys, and a glossary are provided. pages, frontispiece, hard cover.


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The Mosses of North America Download PDF EPUB FB2

Word came out over Bryonet a couple of weeks ago about an online Guide to the North American Bryophyte portions that cover liverworts and. Author by: Flora of North America Editorial Committee Languange: en Publisher by: Format Available: PDF, ePub, Mobi Total Read: 80 Total Download: File Size: 45,7 Mb Description: Flora of North America Volume 27 is the first volume of three on the bryophytes (mosses, hornworts, and liverworts).Thirty-five authors treat the first half of the mosses, including 32 of the acrocarpous.

- As a graduate student I read many books focused on mosses and lichens. This guide is quite a refreshing addition to my library. It is easy to read and in English - not scientific jargon.

I find it to be a good collection of information about the 'Mosses, Lichens & Ferns in NW North America'.Reviews: Flora of North America Volume 27 is the first volume of three on the bryophytes (mosses, hornworts, and liverworts). Thirty-five authors treat the first half of the mosses, including 32 of the acrocarpous families, with introductory chapters on bryophyte morphology, the Reviews: 5.

Manual of the Mosses of North America. By Leo Lesquereux Thos. James. 8vo, pp.with Six Plates Illustrative of the Genera. (Boston: S. Cassino and Co.; London. Why north. Because in the Northern Hemisphere drying-out sunlight doesn't shine on north-facing surfaces.

When you look for mosses, be sure to think small, and take along your hand lens. Most backyard mosses are less than an inch high, and often much smaller, though in rainforests and cloudforests they sometimes grow much larger. This represents 25 years of work and close collaboration between the authors and gives a detailed taxonomic treatment of and identification guide to the mosses of.

Mosses, Lichens and Ferns of Northwest North America book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Lesquereux, Leo, Manual of the mosses of North America. Boston: S.E.

Cassino & Co., © Additional Physical Format: Online version: Lesquereux, Leo, Manual of the mosses of North America. Boston, Bradlee Whidden, [©]. Mosses of Eastern North America book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

This represents 25 years of work and close collaboration b 5/5. Science 07 Nov Vol. ns-4, Is pp. DOI: / This is the first book to help general readers recognize common mosses of the Northeast and the Appalachian Mountains. With just this field guide, a hand lens, and a spray bottle—no microscopes necessary—readers will be able to identify and name many of the common species of mosses growing in the region’s backyards, parks, forests, wetlands, and mountains.

The heart of any field guide is the ability to narrow down a large number of possibilities to a single species, and Mosses, Liverworts, and Hornworts does that with a variety of keying strategies.

Traditional dichotomous keys are included, and there are also "quick" keys based on habitat and special morphological characteristics. Mosses are small, avascular, spore-bearing plants of the division Bryophyta. The approximat species are distributed throughout the world.

The following is a list of some of the major genera and species of mosses, arranged alphabetically by common. Flora of North America: Volume Bryophytes: Mosses, Part 1: North of Mexico Published by Oxford University Press ISBN ISBN Manual of the Mosses of North America. James, Thomas Potts, Lesquereux, Léo, Type.

Book Publication info. Boston: S. Cassino and Company (C. Peters and Son, electrotypers and stereotypers, High Street Subjects. California has one of the most species rich moss floras in North America (Malcolm, et al, ). Mosses and liverworts began to be examined more widely in these ecosystems when fens were highlighted in the Sierra Nevada Forest Plan Amendment that required inventories of fens and bogs.

(State of Indiana Libraries) Services. Navigate; Linked Data; Dashboard; Tools / Extras; Stats; Share. Social. Mail. Ralph Pope’s inviting text and helpful photographs cover not only the "true" mosses but also the Sphagnaceae (the peat mosses), liverworts, and hornworts.

The heart of any field guide is the ability to narrow down a large number of possibilities to a single species, and this book does that with a variety of keying strategies. This is the first introductory all-color guide to mosses for any part of the Pacific Northwest of North America.

The book is aimed at serious amateurs, naturalists, and professional botanists at beginning to intermediate levels.B ryophyte F lora of N orth America. Key to the Moss Genera of North America North of Mexico Dale H. Vitt and William R. Buck. Based on a key originally published in Contributions from the University of Michigan Herbariumwhich holds the copyright.item 3 Manual of the Mosses of North America by Leo Lesquereux (English) Hardcover Book - Manual of the Mosses of North America by Leo Lesquereux (English) Hardcover Book.

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