Guide to Liverworts of Oregon: Key to Genera 3

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1b plants leafy > 3


Left:Blepharostoma trichophyllum, Lane Co., Oregon. DHW 6759; right: Ptilidium californicum, Iron Mountain, Lane County, Oregon. DHW 12/10/91.


3a Leaves divided or more into several slender lobes, the lobes uniseriate or terminating in uniseriate, hair-like cilia, or with cilia fringing the lobes.
(Couplet 4)


Left: Lepidozia reptans; middle: Herbertus aduncus, Ucluelet, Tofino, BC. Schofield 13469; right: Gyrothyra underwoodiana


3b Leaves divided less than , or, if deeply divided, not fringed with or terminating in cilia; cilia, if present at all, confined to basal part of leaf.
(Couplet 6)


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