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Title: Mosses new to New Mexico

item Romig, Kirsten
item ALLRED, KELLY - New Mexico State University

Submitted to: Evansia
Publication Type: Peer Reviewed Journal
Publication Acceptance Date: 8/1/2013
Publication Date: 9/1/2013
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Citation: Romig, K.B., Allred, K.W. 2013. Mosses new to New Mexico. Evansia. 30(3):105-109.

Interpretive Summary: During a period from 2009 to 2011 bryophyte inventory of the Valles Caldera National Preserve seven species of moss new to New Mexico were collected.

Technical Abstract: A bryophyte inventory was conducted in the Valles Caldera National Preserve (VCNP), New Mexico, from 2009 to 2011. Specimens representing 113 species of bryophytes were collected. Of those bryophytes, seven of the mosses were new to New Mexico: Atrichum tenellum (Rohling) Bruch & Schimper, Dicranum tauricum Sapjegin, Orthotrichum pallens Bridel, Sphagnum girgensohnii Russow, Tortella fragilis (Hooker & Wilson) Limpricht, Tortella tortuosa (Hedwig) Limpricht var. fragilifolia (Juratzska) Limpricht, and Warnstorfia exannulata (Hedwig) Loeske.