Plants of the Gila Wilderness

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


The Orthotrichaceae are acrocarpous mosses. At this time, in New Mexico, Orthotrichum is the only genus known from this family. Ricardo Garilleti helped us with the identification of the Orthotrichaceae and we are very grateful!

Orthotrichum anomalum
Orthotrichum diaphanum
Orthotrichum pumilum
Orthotrichum rupestre

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