Guide to Liverworts of Oregon: Key to Genera 59

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1b plants leafy > 3b leaves not divided, not ciliate > 6a oil bodies 2+ or unknown > 7b no small dorsal lobe > 10a succubous > 11a anisophyllous > 12b leaves bilobed > 37b if rhizoids red, stems red > 38a shoots wider than 1 mm > 39b underleaves inconspicuous > 55b leaves succubous > 58b shoots >1.2 mm wide > 59


Gymnocolea inflata, North Bend Ranger district, Washington. Lesher 1590.


59a Leaf lobes rounded; oil bodies 4-8 per cell, granulose; perianths inflated, caducous; plants usuallydark brown or blackish; gemmae absent; montane
Gymnocolea inflata (Cladopodiella keys here. Found in Washington, not yet Oregon.)


Rivulariella gemmipara - Three Sisters Wilderness, Lane Co., Oregon. DHWm1769.


59b Leaf lobes acute or if rounded with numerous (>12) oil bodies; perianths neither inflated norcaducous
(Couplet 60)


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