Plants of the Gila Wilderness

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


The Amblystegiaceae are pleurocarpous mosses that live in wetlands or wet areas. Like many moss families, this family is difficult from a taxonomic standpoint. It is slowly being carved up into smaller families.

Amblystegium serpens
Amblystegium serpens var. juratzkanum
Amblystegium varium
Campylium chrysophyllum
Conardia compacta
Cratoneuron filicinum
Drepanocladus aduncus
Leptodictyum riparium
Sanionia uncinata

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