Plants of the Gila Wilderness

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


The Mniaceae are acrocarpous mosses most of which have broad leaves that are bordered and toothed. The cells are blocky. The capsules are yellow green and pendent. The Mniaceae are found in moist forested areas.

Mnium arizonicum
Plagiomnium cuspidatum
Plagiomnium medium
Rhizomnium punctatum

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