Alphabetical List of Moss Species Occurring in New England*

adapted from Bryophyte Flora of North America (vols 27 & 28)**


Abietinella abietina (Hedwig) M.Fleischer [THUI]

Acaulon muticum (Hedwig) Müller Hal var muticum [POTT]

Acaulon triquetrum (Spruce) Müller Hal [POTT]

Aloina rigida (Hedwig) Limpricht var rigida [POTT]

Amblystegium serpens (Hedwig) Schimper [AMBL]

Amphidium lapponicum (Hedwig) Schimper [RHAB]

Amphidium mougeotii (Bruch & Schimper) Schimper [RHAB]

Anacamptodon splachnoides (Froelich ex Bridel) Bridel [AMBL]

Andreaea rothii F.Weber & D.Mohr [ANDR]

Andreaea rupestris Hedwig [ANDR]

Anomobryum concinnatum (Spruce) Lindberg [BRY]

Anomobryum julaceum (Schrader ex P.Gaertner, B.Meyer & Scherbius) Schimper [BRY]

Anomodon attenuatus (Hedwig) Huebener [ANOM]

Anomodon minor (Hedwig) Lindberg [ANOM]

Anomodon rostratus (Hedwig) Schimper [ANOM]

Anomodon rugelii (Müller Hal.) Keissler [ANOM]

Anomodon tristis (Cesati) Sullivant & Lesquereux [ANOM]

Anomodon viticulosus (Hedwig) Hooker & Taylor [ANOM]

Aphanorrhegma (Physcomitrium) serratum (Wilson & Hooker) Sullivant [FUNA]

Archidium ohioense Müller Hal [ARCH]

Arctoa fulvella (Dickson) Bruch & Schimper [RHAB]

Arrhenopterum (Aulacomnium) heterostichum Hedwig [AULA]

Atrichum altecristatum (Renauld & Cardot) B.B.Smyth & L.C.D.Smyth [POLY]

Atrichum angustatum (Bridel) Bruch & Schimper [POLY]

Atrichum crispulum Bescherelle [POLY]

Atrichum crispum (James) Sullivant [POLY]

Atrichum tenellum (Röhling) Bruch & Schimper [POLY]

Atrichum undulatum (Hedwig) P.Beauvois [POLY]

Aulacomnium androgynum (Hedwig) Schwägrichen [AULA]

Aulacomnium palustre (Hedwig) Schwägrichen [AULA]

Aulacomnium turgidum (Wahlenberg) Schwägrichen [AULA]

Barbula convoluta Hedwig var convoluta [POTT]

Barbula unguiculata Hedwig [POTT]

Bartramia ithyphylla Bridel [BART]

Bartramia pomiformis Hedwig [BART]

Blindia acuta (Hedwig) Bruch & Schimper [SELI]

Brachydontium trichodes (F.Weber) Fürnrohr [SELI]

Brachytheciastrum velutinum (Hedwig) Ignatov & Huttunen var velutinum [BRAC]

Brachythecium acuminatum (Hedwig) Austin [BRAC]

Brachythecium acutum (Mitten) Sullivant [BRAC]

Brachythecium albicans (Hedwig) Schimper [BRAC]

Brachythecium campestre (Müller Hal) Schimper [BRAC]

Brachythecium erythrorrhizon Schimper var erythrorrhizon [BRAC]

Brachythecium laetum (Bridel) Schimper [BRAC]

Brachythecium rivulare Schimper [BRAC]

Brachythecium rotaeanum De Notaris [BRAC]

Brachythecium rutabulum (Hedwig) Schimper [BRAC]

Brachythecium salebrosum (Hoffmann ex F.Weber & D.Mohr) Schimper [BRAC]

Brotherella recurvans (Michaux) M.Fleischer [PYLA]

Bruchia flexuosa (Schwägrichen) Müller Hal [BRUC]

Bruchia vogesiaca Schwägrichen [BRUC]

Bryhnia graminicolor (Bridel) Grout [BRAC]

Bryhnia novae-angliae (Sullivant & Lesquereux) Grout [BRAC]

Bryoandersonia illecebra (Hedwig) H.Robinson [BRAC]

Bryoerythrophyllum recurvirostrum (Hedwig) P.C.Chen [POTT]

Bryum argenteum Hedwig var argenteum [BRY]

Bryum argenteum var majus Schwägrichen [BRY]

Bryum blindii Bruch & Schimper [BRY]

Bryum lanatum (P.Beauvois) Bridel [BRY]

Bryum veronense De Notaris [BRY]

Bucklandiella affinis (F.Weber & D.Mohr) Bednarek-Ochyra & Ochyra [GRIMM]

Bucklandiella microcarpa (Hedwig) Bednarek-Ochyra & Ochyra [GRIMM]

Bucklandiella sudetica (Funck) Bednarek-Ochyra & Ochyra [GRIMM]

Bucklandiella venusta (Frisvoll) Bednarek-Ochyra & Ochyra [GRIMM]

Buxbaumia aphylla Hedwig [BUXB]

Buxbaumia minakatae S.Okamura [BUXB]

Callicladium haldanianum (Greville) H.A.Crum [PYLA]

Calliergon cordifolium (Hedwig) Kindberg [CALL]

Calliergon giganteum (Schimper) Kindberg [CALL]

Calliergon richardsonii (Mitten) Kindberg [CALL]

Calliergonella cuspidata (Hedwig) Loeske [PYLA]

Campyliadelphus chrysophyllus (Bridel) Kanda [AMBL]

Campylium protensum (Bridel) Kindberg [AMBL]

Campylium stellatum (Hedwig) C.E.O.Jensen [AMBL]

Campylophyllum halleri (Hedwig) M.Fleischer

Campylophyllum hispidulum (Bridel) Hedenäs

Campylophyllum sommerfeltii (Myrin) Hedenäs

Campylostelium saxicola (F.Weber & D.Mohr) Bruch & Schimper [PTYC]

Catoscopium nigritum (Hedwig) Bridel [CATO]

Ceratodon purpureus (Hedwig) Bridel subsp purpureus [DITR]

Cinclidium arcticum (Bruch & Schimper) Schimper[MNI]

Cinclidium stygium Swartz[MNI]

Cirriphyllum piliferum (Hedwig) Grout [BRAC]

Cleistocarpidium palustre (Bruch & Schimper) Ochyra & H.Bednarek-Ochyra [DITR]

Climacium americanum Bridel [CLIMA]

Climacium dendroides (Hedwig) F.Weber & D.Mohr [CLIMA]

Codriophorus acicularis (Hedwig) P.Beauvois [GRIMM]

Codriophorus aduncoides (Bednarek-Ochyra) Bednarek-Ochyra & Ochyra [GRIMM]

Codriophorus fascicularis (Hedwig) Bednarek-Ochyra & Ochyra [GRIMM]

Conardia compacta (Hooker) H.Robinson [AMBL]

Conostomum tetragonum (Hedwig) Lindberg [BART]

Coscinodon cribrosus (Hedwig) Spruce [GRIMM]

Cratoneuron filicinum (Hedwig) Spruce [AMBL]

Cryphaea glomerata Schimper ex Sullivant [CRYP]

Ctenidium molluscum (Hedwig) Mitten

Cynodontium alpestre (Wahlenberg) Milde [RHAB]

Cynodontium polycarpon (Hedwig) Schimper [RHAB]

Cynodontium schisti (F.Weber & D.Mohr) Lindberg [RHAB]

Cynodontium strumiferum (Hedwig) Lindberg [RHAB]

Cynodontium tenellum (Schimper) [RHAB]

Cyrto-hypnum minutulum (Hedwig) W.R.Buck & H.A.Crum [THUI]

Cyrto-hypnum pygmaeum (Schimper) W.R.Buck & H.A.Crum [THUI]

Cyrtomnium hymenophylloides (Huebener) T.J.Koponen[MNI]

Dichelyma capillaceum (Withering) Myrin [FONT]

Dichelyma falcatum (Hedwig) Myrin [FONT]

Dichelyma pallescens Schimper [FONT]

Dichodontium pellucidum (Hedwig) Schimper

Dicranella cerviculata (Hedwig) Schimper [DICR]

Dicranella heteromalla (Hedwig) Schimper [DICR]

Dicranella palustris (Dickson) E.F.Warburg [DICR]

Dicranella rufescens (Withering) Schimper [DICR]

Dicranella schreberiana (Hedwig) Hilferty ex H.A.Crum & L.E.Anderson [DICR]

Dicranella subulata (Hedwig) Schimper [DICR]

Dicranella varia (Hedwig) Schimper [DICR]

Dicranodontium denudatum (Bridel) E.Britton [RHAB]

Dicranoweisia crispula (Hedwig) Milde [RHAB]

Dicranum acutifolium (Lindberg & Arnell) C.E.O.Jensen [DICR]

Dicranum bonjeanii De Notaris [DICR]

Dicranum condensatum Hedwig [DICR]

Dicranum elongatum Schwägrichen [DICR]

Dicranum flagellare Hedwig [DICR]

Dicranum fulvum Hooker [DICR]

Dicranum fuscescens Turner var fuscescens [DICR]

Dicranum leioneuron Kindberg [DICR]

Dicranum majus Turner var majus [DICR]

Dicranum montanum Hedwig [DICR]

Dicranum muehlenbeckii Bruch & Schimper [DICR]

Dicranum ontariense W.L.Peterson [DICR]

Dicranum polysetum Swartz [DICR]

Dicranum scoparium Hedwig [DICR]

Dicranum spurium Hedwig [DICR]

Dicranum undulatum Bridel [DICR]

Dicranum viride (Sullivant & Lesquereux) Lindberg [DICR]

Didymodon fallax (Hedwig) R.H.Zander [POTT]

Didymodon ferrugineus (Schimper ex Bescherelle) M.O.Hill [POTT]

Didymodon rigidulus Hedwig var rigidulus [POTT]

Diphyscium foliosum (Hedwig) D.Mohr [DIPH]

Discelium nudum (Dickson) Bridel [DISC]

Distichium capillaceum (Hedwig) Bruch & Schimper [DIST]

Distichium inclinatum (Hedwig) Bruch & Schimper [DIST]

Ditrichum flexicaule (Schwägrichen) Hampe [DITR]

Ditrichum lineare (Swartz) Lindberg [DITR]

Ditrichum pallidum (Hedwig) Hampe [DITR]

Ditrichum pusillum (Hedwig) Hampe [DITR]

Ditrichum rhynchostegium Kindberg [DITR]

Ditrichum tortuloides Grout [DITR]

Drepanocladus aduncus (Hedwig) Warnstorf [AMBL]

Drepanocladus longifolius (Wilson ex Mitten) Brotherus ex Paris [AMBL]

Drepanocladus polygamus (Schimper) Hedenäs [AMBL]

Drepanocladus sordidus (Müller Hal) Hedenäs [AMBL]

Drummondia prorepens (Hedwig) E.Britton {DRUM]

Encalypta ciliata Hedwig [ENCA]

Encalypta procera Bruch [ENCA]

Encalypta rhaptocarpa Schwägrichen [ENCA]

Entodon brevisetus (Hooker & Wilson) Lindberg [ENTO]

Entodon cladorrhizans (Hedwig) Müller Hal [ENTO]

Entodon concinnus (De Notaris) Paris [ENTO]

Entodon seductrix (Hedwig) Müller Hal [ENTO]

Ephemerum cohaerens (Hedwig) Hampe [POTT]

Ephemerum crassinervium (Schwägrichen) Hampe var crassinervium [POTT]

Ephemerum serratum (Hedwig) Hampe [POTT]

Ephemerum spinulosum Bruch & Schimper [POTT]

Eurhynchiastrum pulchellum (Hedwig) Ignatov & Huttunen var pulchellum [BRAC]

Fissidens adianthoides Hedwig [FISS]

Fissidens bryoides Hedwig [FISS]

Fissidens bushii (Cardot & Thériot) Cardot & Thériot [FISS]

Fissidens closteri Austin subsp closteri [FISS]

Fissidens dubius P.Beauvois [FISS]

Fissidens exilis Hedwig [FISS]

Fissidens fontanus (Bachelot de la Pylaie) Steudel [FISS]

Fissidens hallianus (Sullivant & Lesquereux) Mitten [FISS]

Fissidens minutulus Sullivant [FISS]

Fissidens obtusifolius Wilson [FISS]

Fissidens osmundioides Hedwig [FISS]

Fissidens subbasilaris Hedwig [FISS]

Fissidens taxifolius Hedwig [FISS]

Fontinalis antipyretica Hedwig [FONT]

Fontinalis dalecarlica Schimper [FONT]

Fontinalis hypnoides Hartman [FONT]

Fontinalis novae-angliae Sullivant [FONT]

Fontinalis sphagnifolia (Müller Hal) Wijk & Margadant [FONT]

Fontinalis sullivantii Lindberg [FONT]

Forsstroemia trichomitria (Hedwig) Lindberg [LEPT]

Funaria flavicans Michaux [FUNA]

Funaria hygrometrica Hedwig var hygrometrica [FUNA]

Funaria microstoma Schimper [FUNA]

Gemmabryum caespiticium (Hedwig) J.R.Spence [**]

Gemmabryum dichotomum (Hedwig) J.R.Spence & H.P.Ramsay [**]

Gemmabryum klinggraeffii (Schimper) J.R.Spence & H.P.Ramsay [**]

Gemmabryum subapiculatum (Hampe) J.R.Spence & H.P.Ramsay [**]

Gemmabryum tenuisetum (Limpricht) J.R.Spence & H.P.Ramsay [**]

Gemmabryum violaceum (Crundwell & Nyholm) J.R.Spence [**]

Grimmia anodon Bruch & Schimper [GRIMM]

Grimmia anomala Hampe [GRIMM]

Grimmia donniana Smith [GRIMM]

Grimmia hartmanii Schimper [GRIMM]

Grimmia incurva Schwägrichen [GRIMM]

Grimmia laevigata (Bridel) Bridel [GRIMM]

Grimmia longirostris Hooker [GRIMM]

Grimmia muehlenbeckii Schimper [GRIMM]

Grimmia olneyi Sullivant & C.L.Lesquereux [GRIMM]

Grimmia pilifera P.Beauvois [GRIMM]

Grimmia sessitana De Notaris [GRIMM]

Grimmia trichophylla Greville [GRIMM]

Grimmia unicolor Hooker [GRIMM]

Gymnostomum aeruginosum Smith [POTT]

Gyroweisia tenuis (Schrader ex Hedwig) Schimper [POTT]

Hageniella micans (Mitten) B.C.Tan & Y.Jia [HYPN]

Hamatocaulis vernicosus (Mitten) Hedenäs [CALL]

Haplocladium microphyllum (Hedwig) Brotherus [LESK]

Haplocladium virginianum (Bridel) Brotherus [LESK]

Hedwigia ciliata (Hedwig) P.Beauvois [HEDW]

Helodium blandowii (F.Weber & D.Mohr) Eckel [HELO]

Helodium elodioides (Renauld & Cardot ex Röll) Eckel [HELO]

Helodium paludosum Austin [HELO]

Hennediella heimii (Hedwig) R.H.Zander var heimii [POTT]

Herzogiella striatella (Bridel) Z.Iwatsuki [PLAG]

Herzogiella turfacea (Lindberg) Z.Iwatsuki [PLAG]

Heterocladium dimorphum (Bridel) Schimper [PTER]

Homalia trichomanoides (Hedwig) Schimper var trichomanoides [NECK]

Homalotheciella subcapillata (Hedwig) Brotherus [BRAC]

Homomallium adnatum (Hedwig) Brotherus [PYLA]

Hookeria acutifolia Hooker & Greville [HOOK]

Hygroamblystegium varium (Hedwig) Mönkemeyer var varium [AMBL]

Hygroamblystegium varium var humile (P.Beauvois) Vanderpoorten & Hedenäs [AMBL]

Hygrohypnum bestii (Renauld & Bryhn) Holzinger [AMBL]

Hygrohypnum closteri (Austin) Grout [AMBL]

Hygrohypnum duriusculum (De Notaris) D.W.Jamieson [AMBL]

Hygrohypnum eugyrium (Schimper) Loeske [AMBL]

Hygrohypnum luridum (Hedwig) Jennings [AMBL]

Hygrohypnum montanum (Lindberg) Brotherus [AMBL]

Hygrohypnum ochraceum (Turner ex Wilson) Loeske [AMBL]

Hygrohypnum smithii (Swartz) Brotherus [AMBL]

Hygrohypnum subeugyrium (Renauld & Cardot) Brotherus [AMBL]

Hylocomiastrum pyrenaicum (Spruce) M.Fleischer ex Brotherus [HYLO]

Hylocomiastrum umbratum (Hedwig) M.Fleischer ex Brotherus [HYLO]

Hylocomium splendens (Hedwig) Schimper [HYLO]

Hymenostylium recurvirostrum (Hedwig) Dixon var recurvirostrum [POTT]

Hyophila involuta (Hooker) A.Jaeger [POTT]

Hypnum andoi A.J.E.Smith [HYPN]

Hypnum cupressiforme Hedwig var cupressiforme [HYPN]

Hypnum cupressiforme var filiforme Bridel [HYPN]

Hypnum curvifolium Hedwig [HYPN]

Hypnum fauriei Cardot [HYPN]

Hypnum imponens Hedwig [HYPN]

Hypnum jutlandicum Holmen & E.Warncke [HYPN]

Hypnum lindbergii Mitten [HYPN]

Hypnum pallescens (Hedwig) P.Beauvois [HYPN]

Hypnum plicatulum (Lindberg) A.Jaeger [HYPN]

Hypnum pratense Koch ex Spruce [HYPN]

Hypnum recurvatum (Lindberg & Arnell) Kindberg [HYPN]

Hypnum revolutum (Mitten) Lindberg var revolutum [HYPN]

Imbribryum alpinum (Hudson ex Withering) N.Pedersen [BRY]

Imbribryum gemmiparum (De Notaris) J.R.Spence [BRY]

Imbribryum mildeanum (Juratzka) J.R.Spence [BRY]

Imbribryum muehlenbeckii (Bruch & Schimper) N.Pedersen [BRY]

Isopterygiopsis muelleriana (Schimper) Z.Iwatsuki [PLAG]

Isopterygiopsis pulchella (Hedwig) Z.Iwatsuki [PLAG]

Isopterygium tenerum (Swartz) Mitten [PYDE]

Isothecium myosuroides Bridel [LEMB]

Kiaeria blyttii (Bruch & Schimper) Brotherus [RHAB]

Kiaeria falcata (Hedwig) I.Hagen [RHAB]

Kiaeria starkei (Weber & D.Mohr) I.Hagen [RHAB]

Leptobryum pyriforme (Hedwig) Wilson [MEES]

Leptodictyum riparium (Hedwig) Warnstorf [AMBL]

Lescuraea saxicola (Schimper) Molendo [LESK]

Leskea gracilescens Hedwig [LESK]

Leskea obscura Hedwig [LESK]

Leskea polycarpa Hedwig [LESK]

Leskeella nervosa (Bridel) Loeske [LESK]

Leucobryum albidum (P.Beauvois) Lindberg [LBRY]

Leucobryum glaucum (Hedwig) Ångström [LBRY]

Leucodon andrewsianus (H.A.Crum & L.E.Anderson) W.D.Reese & L.E.Anderson [LDON]

Leucodon brachypus Bridel [LDON]

Lindbergia brachyptera (Mitten) Kindberg [LESK]

Loeskeobryum brevirostre (Bridel) M.Fleischer ex Brotherus [HYLO]

Meesia longiseta Hedwig [MEES]

Meesia triquetra (Linnaeus ex Jolyclerc) Ångström [MEES]

Meesia uliginosa Hedwig [MEES]

Micromitrium megalosporum Austin [MICR]

Micromitrium tenerum (Bruch & Schimper) Crosby [MICR]

Mielichhoferia elongata (Hoppe & Hornschuch) Nees & Hornschuch [MNI]

Mnium hornum Hedwig[MNI]

Mnium lycopodioides Schwägrichen[MNI]

Mnium marginatum (Dickson ex Withering) P.Beauvois[MNI]

Mnium spinulosum Bruch & Schimper[MNI]

Mnium stellare Hedwig[MNI]

Mnium thomsonii Schimper[MNI]

Myrinia pulvinata (Wahlenberg) Schimper [MYRI]

Myurella julacea (Schwägrichen) Schimper [PTER]

Myurella sibirica (Müller Hal) Reimers [PTER]

Neckera besseri (Lobarzewski) Juratzka [NECK]

Neckera complanata (Hedwig) Huebener [NECK]

Neckera pennata Hedwig [NECK]

Niphotrichum canescens (Hedwig) Bednarek-Ochyra & Ochyra subsp canescens [GRIMM]

Niphotrichum ericoides (Bridel) Bednarek-Ochyra & Ochyra [GRIMM]

Oligotrichum hercynicum (Hedwig) Lamarck & de Candolle [POLY]

Oncophorus virens (Hedwig) Bridel [RHAB]

Oncophorus wahlenbergii Bridel [RHAB]

Orthothecium strictum Lorentz [PLAG]

Orthotrichum anomalum Hedwig [ORTH]

Orthotrichum elegans Schwägrichen ex Hooker & Greville [ORTH]

Orthotrichum lescurii Austin [ORTH]

Orthotrichum obtusifolium Bridel [ORTH]

Orthotrichum ohioense Sullivant & Lesquereux [ORTH]

Orthotrichum pumilum Swartz [ORTH]

Orthotrichum pusillum Mitten [ORTH]

Orthotrichum sordidum Sullivant & Lesquereux [ORTH]

Orthotrichum speciosum Nees in J.Sturm et al [ORTH]

Orthotrichum stellatum Bridel [ORTH]

Orthotrichum strangulatum P.Beauvois [ORTH]

Oxyrrhynchium hians (Hedwig) Loeske [BRAC]

Paludella squarrosa (Hedwig) Bridel [MEES]

Palustriella falcata (Bridel) Hedenäs [AMBL]

Paraleucobryum longifolium (Ehrhart ex Hedwig) Loeske [DICR]

Philonotis fontana (Hedwig) Bridel var fontana [BART]

Philonotis fontana var americana (Dismier) Flowers ex H.A.Crum [BART]

Philonotis fontana var pumila (Turner) Bridel [BART]

Philonotis marchica (Hedwig) Bridel [BART]

Philonotis yezoana Bescherelle & Cardot [BART]

Physcomitrium collenchymatum Gier [FUNA]

Physcomitrium immersum Sullivant [FUNA]

Physcomitrium pyriforme (Hedwig) Hampe [FUNA]

Plagiobryum zieri (Dickson ex Hedwig) Lindberg

Plagiomnium ciliare (Müller Hal) T.J.Koponen[MNI]

Plagiomnium cuspidatum (Hedwig) T.J.Koponen[MNI]

Plagiomnium drummondii (Bruch & Schimper) T.J.Koponen[MNI]

Plagiomnium ellipticum (Bridel) T.J.Koponen[MNI]

Plagiomnium medium (Bruch & Schimper) T.J.Koponen[MNI]

Plagiomnium rostratum (Schrader) T.J.Koponen[MNI]

Plagiopus oederianus (Swartz) H.A.Crum & L.E.Anderson [BART]

Plagiothecium cavifolium (Bridel) Z.Iwatsuki [PLAG]

Plagiothecium denticulatum (Hedwig) Schimper [PLAG]

Plagiothecium laetum Schimper [PLAG]

Plagiothecium latebricola Schimper [PLAG]

Platydictya confervoides (Bridel) H.A.Crum [PYLA]

Platydictya jungermannioides (Bridel) H.A.Crum [PYLA]

Platydictya minutissima (Sullivant & Lesquereux) H.A.Crum [PYLA]

Platydictya subtilis (Hedwig) H.A.Crum [PYLA]

Platygyrium repens (Bridel) Schimper [PYDE]

Platylomella lescurii (Sullivant) A.L.Andrews [LESK]

Pleuridium acuminatum Lindberg [DITR]

Pleuridium ravenelii Austin [DITR]

Pleuridium subulatum (Hedwig) Rabenhorst [DITR]

Pleuridium sullivantii Austin [DITR]

Pleurozium schreberi (Willdenow ex Bridel) Mitten [HYLO]

Pogonatum dentatum (Bridel) Bridel [POLY]

Pogonatum pensilvanicum (Hedwig) P.Beauvois [POLY]

Pogonatum urnigerum (Hedwig) P.Beauvois [POLY]

Pohlia andalusica (Höhnel) Brotherus[MNI]

Pohlia annotina (Hedwig) Lindberg[MNI]

Pohlia bulbifera (Warnstorf) Warnstorf[MNI]

Pohlia cruda (Hedwig) Lindberg[MNI]

Pohlia drummondii (Müller Hal) A.L.Andrews[MNI]

Pohlia elongata Hedwig[MNI]

Pohlia lescuriana (Sullivant) Ochi[MNI]

Pohlia longicolla (Hedwig) Lindberg[MNI]

Pohlia melanodon (Bridel) A.J.Shaw[MNI]

Pohlia nutans (Hedwig) Lindberg[MNI]

Pohlia obtusifolia (Villars ex Bridel) L.F.Koch[MNI]

Pohlia proligera (Kindberg) Lindberg ex Arnell[MNI]

Pohlia wahlenbergii (F.Weber & D.Mohr) A.L.Andrews[MNI]

Polytrichastrum alpinum (Hedwig) G.L.Smith var alpinum [POLY]

Polytrichastrum alpinum var septentrionale (Bridel) G.L.Smith [POLY]

Polytrichastrum formosum (Hedwig) G.L.Smith var formosum [POLY]

Polytrichastrum formosum var densifolium (Mitten) Z.Iwatsuki & A.Noguchi [POLY]

Polytrichastrum longisetum (Bridel) G.L.Smith [POLY]

Polytrichastrum ohioense (Renauld & Cardot) G.L.Smith [POLY]

Polytrichastrum pallidisetum (Funck) G.L.Smith [POLY]

Polytrichum commune Hedwig var commune [POLY]

Polytrichum commune var perigoniale (Michaux) Hampe [POLY]

Polytrichum juniperinum Hedwig [POLY]

Polytrichum piliferum Hedwig [POLY]

Polytrichum strictum Bridel [POLY]

Pseudobryum cinclidioides (Huebener) T.J.Koponen[MNI]

Pseudocalliergon trifarium (F.Weber & D.Mohr) Loeske [AMBL]

Pseudocalliergon turgescens (T.Jensen) Loeske [AMBL]

Pseudocampylium radicale (P.Beauvois) Vanderpoorten & Hedenäs [AMBL]

Pseudocrossidium hornschuchianum (Schultz) R.H.Zander [POTT]

Pseudoleskea incurvata (Hedwig) Loeske var incurvata [LESK]

Pseudoleskea patens (Lindberg) Kindberg [LESK]

Pseudoleskea radicosa (Mitten) Macoun & Kindberg var radicosa [LESK]

Pseudoleskea stenophylla Renauld & Cardot [LESK]

Pseudoscleropodium purum (Hedwig) M.Fleischer ex Brotherus [BRAC]

Pseudotaxiphyllum distichaceum (Mitten) Z.Iwatsuki [PLAG]

Pseudotaxiphyllum elegans (Bridel) Z.Iwatsuki [PLAG]

Pterigynandrum filiforme Hedwig [PTER]

Ptilium crista-castrensis (Hedwig) De Notaris [PYLA]

Ptychomitrium incurvum (Schwägrichen) Spruce [PTYC]

Ptychostomum bimum (Schreber) J.R.Spence [BRY]

Ptychostomum creberrimum (Taylor) J.R.Spence & H.P.Ramsay [BRY]

Ptychostomum inclinatum (Swartz ex Bridel) J.R.Spence [BRY]

Ptychostomum lonchocaulon (Müller Hal) J.R.Spence [BRY]

Ptychostomum pallens (Swartz) J.R.Spence [BRY]

Ptychostomum pallescens (Schleicher ex Schwägrichen) J.R.Spence [BRY]

Ptychostomum pendulum Hornschuch [BRY]

Ptychostomum pseudotriquetrum (Hedwig) J.R.Spence & H.P.Ramsay ex Holyoak & N.Pedersen [BRY]

Ptychostomum weigelii (Sprengel) J.R.Spence [BRY]

Pylaisia intricata (Hedwig) Schimper [PYLA]

Pylaisia polyantha (Hedwig) Schimper [PYLA]

Pylaisia selwynii Kindberg [PYLA]

Pylaisiadelpha tenuirostris (Bruch & Schimper ex Sullivant) W.R.Buck [PYLA]

Racomitrium lanuginosum (Hedwig) Bridel [GRIMM]

Rauiella scita (P.Beauvois) Reimers [THUI]

Rhabdoweisia crispata (Dickson ex Withering) Lindberg [RHAB]

Rhizomnium appalachianum T.J.Koponen[MNI]

Rhizomnium magnifolium (Horikawa) T.J.Koponen[MNI]

Rhizomnium pseudopunctatum (Bruch & Schimper) T.J.Koponen[MNI]

Rhizomnium punctatum (Hedwig) T.J.Koponen[MNI]

Rhodobryum ontariense (Kindberg) Kindberg [BRY]

Rhynchostegium aquaticum A.Jaeger [BRAC]

Rhynchostegium serrulatum (Hedwig) A.Jaeger [BRAC]

Rhytidiadelphus loreus (Hedwig) Warnstorf [HYLO]

Rhytidiadelphus subpinnatus (Lindberg) T.J.Koponen [HYLO]

Rhytidiadelphus triquetrus (Hedwig) Warnstorf [HYLO]

Rhytidium rugosum (Hedwig) Kindberg [RHYT]

Rosulabryum capillare (Hedwig) J.R.Spence [BRY]

Rosulabryum elegans (Nees) Ochyra [BRY]

Rosulabryum laevifilum (Syed) Ochyra [BRY]

Saelania glaucescens (Hedwig) Brotherus [SAEL]

Sanionia orthothecioides (Lindberg) Loeske [AMBL]

Sanionia uncinata (Hedwig) Loeske [AMBL]

Sarmentypnum exannulatum (Schimper) Hedenäs [**]

Sarmentypnum sarmentosum (Wahlenberg) Tuomikoski & T.J.Koponen [**]

Sarmentypnum tundrae (Arnell) Hedenäs [**]

Schistidium agassizii Sullivant & Lesquereux [GRIMM]

Schistidium apocarpum (Hedwig) Bruch & Schimper [GRIMM]

Schistidium crassithecium H.H.Blom ex B.H.Allen [GRIMM]

Schistidium dupretii (Thériot) W.A.Weber [GRIMM]

Schistidium liliputanum (Müller Hal) Deguchi [GRIMM]

Schistidium maritimum (Turner ex Robt.Scott) Bruch & Schimper [GRIMM]

Schistidium papillosum Culmann [GRIMM]

Schistidium rivulare (Bridel) Podpera [GRIMM]

Schistidium trichodon (Bridel) Poelt [GRIMM]

Schistostega pennata (Hedwig) F.Weber & D.Mohr [SCHI]

Schwetschkeopsis fabronia (Schwägrichen) Brotherus [ANOM]

Sciuro-hypnum curtum (Lindberg) Ignatov [BRAC]

Sciuro-hypnum plumosum (Hedwig) Ignatov & Huttunen [BRAC]

Sciuro-hypnum populeum (Hedwig) Ignatov & Huttunen [BRAC]

Sciuro-hypnum reflexum (Starke) Ignatov & Huttunen [BRAC]

Sciuro-hypnum starkei (Bridel) Ignatov & Huttunen [BRAC]

Scorpidium cossonii (Schimper) Hedenäs [AMBL]

Scorpidium revolvens (Swartz) Rubers [AMBL]

Scorpidium scorpioides (Hedwig) Limpricht [AMBL]

Seligeria brevifolia (Lindberg) Lindberg [SELI]

Seligeria calcarea (Hedwig) Bruch & Schimper [SELI]

Seligeria campylopoda Kindberg [SELI]

Seligeria diversifolia Lindberg [SELI]

Seligeria donniana (Smith) Müller Hal [SELI]

Seligeria recurvata (Hedwig) Bruch & Schimper [SELI]

Seligeria tristichoides Kindberg [SELI]

Sematophyllum demissum (Wilson) Mitten [SEMA]

Sematophyllum marylandicum (Müller Hal) E.Britton [SEMA]

Sphagnum affine Renauld & Cardot [SPHA]

Sphagnum angermanicum Melin [SPHA]

Sphagnum angustifolium (Warnstorf) C.E.O.Jense [SPHA]

Sphagnum austinii Sullivant [SPHA]

Sphagnum bartlettianum Warnstorf [SPHA]

Sphagnum capillifolium (Ehrhart) Hedwig [SPHA]

Sphagnum carolinianum R.E.Andrus [SPHA]

Sphagnum centrale C.E.O.Jensen [SPHA]

Sphagnum compactum Lamarck & de Candolle [SPHA]

Sphagnum contortum Schultz [SPHA]

Sphagnum cuspidatum Hoffman [SPHA]

Sphagnum cyclophyllum Sullivant [SPHA]

Sphagnum fallax (H.Klinggräff) H.Klinggräff [SPHA]

Sphagnum fimbriatum Wilson & Hooker subsp fimbriatum [SPHA]

Sphagnum flavicomans (Cardot) Warnstorf [SPHA]

Sphagnum flexuosum Dozy & Molkenboer [SPHA]

Sphagnum fuscum (Schimper) H.Klinggraff [SPHA]

Sphagnum girgensohnii Russow [SPHA]

Sphagnum lescurii Sullivant [SPHA]

Sphagnum lindbergii Schimper [SPHA]

Sphagnum macrophyllum Bridel [SPHA]

Sphagnum magellanicum Bridel [SPHA]

Sphagnum majus (Russow) C.E.O.Jensen subsp majus [SPHA]

Sphagnum majus subsp norvegicum K.I.Flatberg [SPHA]

Sphagnum molle Sullivant [SPHA]

Sphagnum palustre Linnaeus [SPHA]

Sphagnum papillosum Lindberg [SPHA]

Sphagnum platyphyllum (Lindberg) Warnstorf [SPHA]

Sphagnum pulchrum (Lindberg) Warnstorf [SPHA]

Sphagnum pylaesii Bridel [SPHA]

Sphagnum quinquefarium (Lindberg) Warnstorf [SPHA]

Sphagnum recurvum P.Beauvois [SPHA]

Sphagnum riparium Ångström [SPHA]

Sphagnum rubellum Wilson [SPHA]

Sphagnum russowii Warnstorf [SPHA]

Sphagnum squarrosum Crome [SPHA]

Sphagnum strictum Sullivan [SPHA]

Sphagnum subfulvum Sjörs [SPHA]

Sphagnum subsecundum Nees [SPHA]

Sphagnum subtile (Russow) Warnstorf [SPHA]

Sphagnum tenellum (Bridel) Bory [SPHA]

Sphagnum teres Ångström [SPHA]

Sphagnum torreyanum Sullivant [SPHA]

Sphagnum trinitense Müller Hal [SPHA]

Sphagnum warnstorfii Russow [SPHA]

Sphagnum wulfianum Girgensohn [SPHA]

Splachnum ampullaceum Hedwig [SPLA]

Splachnum pensylvanicum (Bridel) Grout ex H.A.Crum [SPLA]

Splachnum rubrum Hedwig [SPLA]

Straminergon stramineum (Dickson ex Bridel) Hedenäs [CALL]

Syntrichia laevipila Bridel [POTT]

Syntrichia montana Nees [POTT]

Syntrichia papillosa (Wilson) Juratsk [POTT]

Syntrichia ruralis (Hedwig) F.Weber & D.Mohr [POTT]

Taxiphyllum deplanatum (Bruch & Schimper ex Sullivant) M.Fleischer [HYPN]

Tayloria serrata (Hedwig) Bruch & Schimper [SPLA]

Tetraphis geniculata Milde [TETR]

Tetraphis pellucida Hedwig var pellucida [TETR]

Tetraphis pellucida var trachypoda (Kindberg) J.Harpel [TETR]

Tetraplodon angustatus (Hedwig) Bruch & Schimper [SPLA]

Tetraplodon mnioides (Hedwig) Bruch & Schimper [SPLA]

Tetrodontium brownianum (Dickson) Schwägrichen var brownianum [TETR]

Tetrodontium brownianum var ovatum (Funck) Wijk & Margadant [TETR]

Thamnobryum alleghaniense (Müller Hal) Nieuwland [NECK]

Thamnobryum neckeroides (Hooker) E.Lawton [NECK]

Thelia asprella (Schimper) Sullivant [THEL]

Thelia hirtella (Hedwig) Sullivant [THEL]

Thelia lescurii Sullivant [THEL]

Thuidium alleniorum Austin [THUI]

Thuidium delicatulum (Hedwig) Schimper var delicatulum [THUI]

Thuidium delicatulum var radicans (Kindberg) H.A.Crum [THUI]

Thuidium recognitum (Hedwig) Lindberg [THUI]

Timmia austriaca Hedwig [TIMM]

Timmia megapolitana Hedwig subsp megapolitana [TIMM]

Timmia norvegica var excurrens Bryhn [TIMM]

Tomentypnum falcifolium (Renauld ex Nichols) Tuomikoski [BRAC]

Tomentypnum nitens (Hedwig) Loeske [BRAC]

Tortella fragilis (Hooker & Wilson) Limpricht [POTT]

Tortella humilis (Hedwig) Jennings [POTT]

Tortella inclinata var densa (Lorentz & Molendo) Limpricht [POTT]

Tortella tortuosa (Hedwig) Limpricht var tortuosa [POTT]

Tortella tortuosa var arctica (Arnold) Brotherus [POTT]

Tortella tortuosa var fragilifolia (Juratzska) Limpricht [POTT]

Tortula acaulon (Withering) R.H.Zander [POTT]

Tortula cernua (Huebener) Lindberg [POTT]

Tortula mucronifolia Schwägrichen [POTT]

Tortula obtusifolia (Schwägrichen) Mathieu [POTT]

Tortula porteri (James) Brotherus in H.G.A.Englerand K.Prantl [POTT]

Tortula truncata (Hedwig) Mitten in F.D.Godman [POTT]

Trematodon ambiguus (Hedwig) Hornschuch [BRUC]

Trichodon cylindricus (Hedwig) Schimper var cylindricus [DITR]

Trichostomum brachydontium Bruch [POTT]

Trichostomum crispulum Bruch [POTT]

Trichostomum tenuirostre (Hooker & Taylor) Lindberg var tenuirostre [POTT]

Ulota coarctata (P.Beauvois) Hammar [ORTH]

Ulota crispula Bruch [ORTH]

Ulota curvifolia (Wahlenberg) Liljeblad [ORTH]

Ulota hutchinsiae (Smith) Hammar var hutchinsiae [ORTH]

Ulota intermedia Schimper [ORTH]

Ulota phyllantha Bridel [ORTH]

Warnstorfia fluitans (Hedwig) Loeske [CALL]

Weissia brachycarpa (Nees & Hornschuch) Juratzka [POTT]

Weissia controversa Hedwig [POTT]

Weissia muhlenbergiana (Swartz) W.D.Reese & B.A.E.Lemmon [POTT]

Zygodon conoideus (Dickson) Hooker & Taylor [ORTH]

Zygodon viridissimus (Dickson) Bridel var viridissimus [ORTH]

Zygodon viridissimus var rupestris Lindberg [ORTH]


ABBR = Family

AMBL = Amblystegiaceae

ANDR = Andreae

ANOM = Anomodontaceae

ARCH = Archidiaceae

AULA = Aulacomniaceae

BART = Bartramiaceae

BRAC = Brachytheciaceae

BRUC = Bruchiaceae

BRY = Bryaceae

BUXB = Buxbaumiaceae

CALL = Calliergonaceae

CATO = Catoscopiaceae

CLIMA = Climaciaceae

CRYP = Cryphaeaceae

DICR = Dicranaceae

DIPH = Buxbaumiaceae

DISC = Disceliaceae

DITR = Ditrichaceae

ENCA = Encalyptaceae

ENTO = Entodontaceae

FISS = Fissidentaceae

FONT = Fontinalaceae

FUNA = Encalyptaceae

GRIMM = Grimmiaceae

HEDW = Hedwigiaceae

HELO = Helodiaceae

HOOK = Hookeriaceae

HYLO = Hylocomiaceae

HYPN = Hypnaceae

LBRY = Leucobryaceae

LDON = Leucodontaceae

LEMB = Lembophyllaceae

LEPT = Leptodontaceae

LESK = Leskeaceae

MEES = Meesiaceae

MNI = Mniaceae

MYRI = Myriniaceae

NECK = Neckeraceae

ORTH = Orthotrichaceae

PLAG = Plagiotheciaceae

POLY = Polytrichaceae

POTT = Pottiaceae

PTER = Pterigynandraceae

PTYC = Ptychomitriaceae

PYDE = Pylaisiadelphaceae

PYLA = Pylaisiaceae

RHAB = Rhabdoweisiaceae

RHYT = Rhytidiaceae

SAEL = Saelaniaceae

SCHI = Schistostegaceae

SELI = Seligeriaceae

SEMA = Sematophyllaceae

SPHA = Sphagnaceae

SPLA = Splachnaceae

TETR = Tetraphidaceae

THEL = Anomodontaceae

THUI = Thuidiaceae

TIMM = Timmiaceae

MICR = Micromitriaceae


*ME, NS, NB, NH, VT, MA, CT, RI (QC, ON). Tundra and arctic species exclusive to QC and ON have been omitted from this list. This is not a checklist in the traditional sense as it does not rely on herbarium collections.


**Flora of North America Editorial Committee, eds. 1993+. Flora of North America North of Mexico. 16+ vols. New York and Oxford. Vol. 27, 2007; vol 28, 2014. No attempt has been made to reconcile BFNA taxonomy with any subsequent publications.


Family designations from: Goffinet B. & W.R. Buck. Classification of the Bryophyta. On-line version available at http://bryology.uconn.edu/classification/. Checked on 2/3/2021.


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