Plants of the Gila Wilderness

Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department of Natural Sciences


The Dicranaceae generally have striate, split teeth on the peristome. Our species have elongate leaves that can be tubular. They have inflated cells at the base which are orange or yellow in color.

Brothera leana
Dicranoweisia crispula
Dicranum montanum
Dicranum rhabdocarpum
Dicranum scoparium
Symblepharis vaginata

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